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

Facebook doesn’t respond to Mountain Valley Pipeline’s attempt to unmask anonymous critics. — The Roanoke Times

Smith Mountain Lake development stalled due to private roads. — Laker Weekly.

Pittsylvania County mourns death of “rising star” employee who had COVID-19. — Danville Register & Bee.

Homeless camps crop up in downtown Roanoke. — The Roanoke Times.

Pulaski’s downtown sees new growth. — WDBJ-TV

Contest between Del. Chris Hurst, D-Montgomery County, and Republican challenger is high-dollar campaign. — The Roanoke Times.

Del. Terry Austin, R-Botetourt County, faces two challengers. — The Roanoke Times.

Trump loyalist and military veteran square off in New River Valley for seat that Del. Nick Rush, R-Montgomery County, is retiring from. — The Roanoke Times

Central Virginia Planning District executive director retires. — Lynchburg News & Advance.

Waynesboro shopping center plagued by nuisance visitors, including drug deals and prostitution. — Waynesboro News-Virginian.

Virginia Tech fans chant “Fire Fuente” as Hokies lose in final seconds. — The Roanoke Times.

Nursing homes face staffing crisis due to low pay, benefits and Medicare reimbursement. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.