Here are some of the top headlines around Southwest and Southside:
Contested races may draw 60% turnout in Pittsylvania County. — Danville Register & Bee.
Ballad Health reports fewer hospitalizations due to covid. — WJHL-TV.
Southwest Virginia case rate for covid drops but death toll rises. — WJHL-TV.
Hampden-Sydney receives three donations totalling $12.5 million — Virginia Business.
Subsidiary of Lynchburg-based BMX wins $21 billion Department of Energy contract. — Virginia Business.
Effort underway to save historic train whistle in Roanoke. — The Roanoke Times.
Bath County Planning Commission discusses regulating short-term rentals, such as Airbnb. — The Recorder.
New food truck and retail space planned for Timberlake Road in Lynchburg. — Lynchburg News & Advance.
Martinsville Speedway plans year-long celebration of track’s 75th anniversary. — Martinsville Bulletin