Here are some of the top headines from other news outlets around Southwest and Southside:
House panel wants to limit tuition increases to 3%, which signals tuition could rise. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.
Memoir of the late Bill Robertson to be released next week; former Roanoke educator was first Black adviser to a Virginia governor (Linwood Holton). — Bluefield Daily Telegraph.
More industries showing interest in Dan River Region. — Danville Register & Bee.
La Guadalupana, Mexican restaurant in Pittsylvania County, to add second location in Danville; cites coming casino as one reason. — Chatham Star-Tribune.
Virginia sees rapid decline in covid, but Southside lags. — Danville Register & Bee.
Cases drop but virus spread remains high in Halifax County. — Halifax Gazette-Virginian.
Call center in Clintwood changes management companies. — WJHL-TV.
Grayson County Fair set for August. — The Galax Gazette.
New manager of Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park named — Norton Coalfield Progress.
The singer known as Nightbirde, who rose to fame on “America’s Got Talent,” dies at 31. Jane Marczewski was a Liberty University graduate. — WDBJ-TV and WSLS-TV.
Kelvin Bowles, who once owned minor league baseball team in Salem, dies. — The Roanoke Times.