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


Kimberly Lowe, who is challenging Rep. Morgan Griffith for Republican nominationin 9th District, talks about altercation in Texas at butterfly sanctuary. — The Roanoke Times.

Rep. Bob Good outraises Democratic rivals in 5th District. — Lynchburg News and Advance.

Local lobbying efforts underway regarding reversion bills. — Martinsville Bulletin.

Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s tipline receives pushback from Central Virginia teachers. — WSET-TV.


Allegiant adding non-stop flights between Roanoke and Nashville. — WDBJ-TV and WSLS-TV.

J.B. Hunt company to acquire North Carolina-based trucking subsidiary of Bassett Furniture for $87 million. — Virginia Business.

Contract awarded to develop site around Bluefield exit. — Bluefield Daily Telegraph.

National conference on caregiving coming to Roanoke. — WDBJ-TV.


Ballad Health sets yet another record for covid hospitalizations. — WJHL-TV.

On college campuses covid rates are going up as vaccine mandates go away. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Covid cases on decline in Roanoke area but transmission rate still high. — WDBJ-TV.

Attorney General Jason Miyares talks vaccine mandates. — WSET-TV.


Danville Museum of Fine Arts and History becomes part of Civil Rights Trail. — Danville Register & Bee and WSLS-TV.