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

Southside virus rates may remain elevated for weeks. — Danville Register & Bee

Roanoke councilman already under indictment faces new charges. — The Roanoke Times.

Roanoke Valley Greenways has new coordinator, plus a new connector to McAfee’s Knob. — The Roanoke Times.

Appomattox County teacher in running for teacher of the year. — WDBJ7, Roanoke

High school fall baseball league announced in Martinsville. — Martinsville Bulletin.