Here are some of the top headlines from other news outlets around Southwest and Southside:
Covid cases continue to surge in Southwest Virginia. — WJHL-TV.
Facing possible $20,000 pricetag, Pittsylvania County withdraws request for recount in school tax referendum decided by 23 votes. — Danville Register & Bee.
Petersburg has state’s highest unemployment rate; Martinsville second. — Martinsville Bulletin.
Michigan company acquires Ace Steel, Roanoke steel distributor. — Virginia Business.
Roanoke City Council votes to ban camping on sidewalks. — WDBJ-TV and WSLS-TV
Danville releases three ideas for Main Street Plaza building. — WSET-TV.
David Woodward of Tazewell County named president of Virginia School Board Association. — Bluefield Daily Telegraph