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


State Sen. Creigh Deeds, D-Bath County (soon to be D-Charlottesville), continues pursuit of more mental health workers. — The Roanoke Times.

More than 100 rally in downtown Roanoke in support of Ukraine. — The Roanoke Times.

Bills requiring Martinsville referendum on reversion passes. — Martinsville Bulletin.

Lynchburg restaurant raising money for employee who has family in Ukraine. — WSET-TV.


Do opponents of proposed Botetourt County wind farm live too far away to sue? A judge will decide. — The Roanoke Times.

Roanoke’s Hamlar-Curtis Funeral Home and Crematory expanding to Rocky Mount. — The Roanoke Times.

Hailed as “future of agriculture,” AeroFarms gives tour of new facility. — Danville Register and Bee.

Interview with Bristol casino manager. — Bristol Herald Courier and WCYB-TV.


Lagging data suggests omicron infections were higher than Danville and Pittsylvania County than once believed. — Danville Register and Bee.