Here are some of the top headlines from around Southwest and Southside:

Small earthquake reported in Montgomery County. — The Roanoke Times.

Covid-19 peak may have passed but “long plateau” seen in parts of Southside. — The Danville Register and Bee.

Gov. Ralph Northam calls attention to low vaccination rate about eligible students in Highland County. — The Recorder.

Covid rate high in Wise County schools. — The Coalfield Progress.

Solar farm company requests update to permit for Pulaski County project. — The Roanoke Times.

Lynchburg Symphony to open 39th season. — The News & Advance