Here are some of the top headlines from other news outlets around Southwest and Southside:

The State Water Control Board has voted 3-2 to issue stream-crossing permits for the Mountain Valley Pipeline. — The Roanoke Times, Virginia Mercury, WDBJ-TV

Martinsville reversion hits setback after Henry County rejects agreement. — WSET-TV.

Southwest Virginia covid death rate climbs to highest level in a month. — WJHL-TV.

Bedford supervisors approve rezoning lakefront land for residential development. — Lynchburg News & Advance.

Supporters of unifying Lynchburg praise redistricting maps. — Lynchburg News & Advance.

New child care initiative to benefit job creation. — Norton Coalfield Progress.

First customer in Grayson County receives high-speed internet. — WDBJ-TV. (For background, see this story from Cardinal News.)

“Dopesick” series based on Roanoke author Beth Macy’s book is nominated for Golden Globe. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Trampled by Turtles added to Floyd Fest 2022 bill. — The Roanoke Times.