Here are some of the top headlines around Southwest and Southside:
Volvo now producing electric trucks at Pulaski County plant. — The Southwest Times.
Volvo partners with Pulaski County schools for STEM education. — The Southwest Times.
Democrat drops out of race against Del. Joe McNamara, R-Roanoke County. — The Roanoke Times.
Martinsville School Board to release statement after recommendation on city reverting to town status comes out. — Martinsville Bulletin.
Danville non-profit trying to “build social capital” closes office, moves to all-volunteer operation. — Danville Register & Bee.
Marion reconsiders tough requirements that discourage tattoo shops. — Smyth County News & Messenger.