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.