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

Virginia reports record number of covid cases. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Health districts to give out 300 covid testing kids at Salem Civic Center on Thursday; expected to go fast. — The Roanoke Times.

Virginia Department of Environmental Quality investigating stinky Bristol landfill. — WCYB-TV.

At-home covid tests almost impossible to find in Southside. — WSET-TV.

Pulaski eyes creating a mountain bike park. — Southwest Times.

Bristol’s economy is on the upswing. — Bristol Herald Courier.

Organizations in Roanoke plan for city’s upcoming ban on sleeping, camping on sidewalks. — WSET-TV.