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

Virginia Tech says all employees and students must get a covid booster shot. — The Roanoke Times and WSLS-TV and WDBJ-TV.

Volunteers provide hot meals to Hurley, still reeling from flood. — WJHL-TV. (We have background on the Hurley flood here.)

Surface mine in Tazewell County looking to hire 150. — WVVA-TV.

Gretna town manager dies. — Danville Register & Bee.

Old Crow Medicine Show and American Aquarium among new acts announced for FloydFest 2022. — The Roanoke Times.