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


Senate budget would block second referendum on casino in Richmond, authorizes study of possible Petersburg casino, “including any potential negative revenue impact on casinos located in other authorized host cities.” Danville and Bristol are among those that have already approved casinos. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.


Mountain Valley Pipeline’s lead partner says “greater uncertainty” but remains committed to project. — The Roanoke Times and Virginia Mercury.

President of Bristol’s Hard Rock Casino announced. — Bristol Herald Courier and Virginia Business.

Gate City corridor prepping for casino’s arrival. — Bristol Herald Courier.

Zoes Kitchen leaving Towers mall in Roanoke; to be replaced by Cava, a Mediterranean chain. — WSLS-TV.

Bristol radio station WXBQ-FM named Radio Station of the Year for Small Market by the Academy of Country Music. — WCYB-TV.


Randolph College adds musical theater minor. — Lynchburg News and Advance

Danville Otterbots roster for 2022 announced; team plays in Appalachian League with Pulaski, Bristol, Bluefield, others. — Chatham Star-Tribune.

Goat (yes, a goat) chases fugitive into woods and then helps deputies locate him. — Martinsville Bulletin.