Here are some of the top headlines from other news outlets around Southwest and Southside:
Field of candidates for Roanoke city council grows. — The Roanoke Times.
Charlotte County Board of Supervisors requests state police investigation of former registrar. — The Charlotte Gazette
Work set to ramp up on six solar sites in Halifax County this summer. — South Boston News and Record.
Planned wind farm in Botetourt County again looking for a buyer for its power; deal with Dominion Energy has ended. — The Roanoke Times.
Boutique hotel planned for Bristol, drawn by casino growth. – WCYB-TV.
Halifax County farmers place first and third in soybean contest. — Halifax Gazette-Virginian.
Centra’s Virginia Baptist expands pediatric center. — WDBJ-TV.
Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance reflects on pandemic. — Lynchburg News and Advance.
Covid cases decline sharply in Danville. — WSET-TV
Tanya Tucker to perform at 2022 Rhythm and Roots festival in Bristol. — WCYB-TV.
Children in Lynchburg to receive free books thanks to Dolly Parton’s foundation. — WSET-TV.
Lynchburg students build robot that is exploring Antarctica. — WSET-TV.
Pittsylvania County teacher receives presidential award. — Danville Register and Bee.