Here’s a round-up of top headlines from other news outlets around Southwest and Southside:

Politics and government:

As legal battle continues, Danville considers re-classifying skill games as adult businesses. — Danville Register and Bee.

20 hate groups identified in Virginia; five in this part of the state — WSET-TV.


Ballad Health to send supplies to Ukraine. — WJHL-TV.


Old mill coming down to make way for casino. — Danville Register and Bee.

Würth Revcar Fasteners opens corporate headquarters, distribution facility in Roanoke County. — Virginia Business.

Buckingham County approves controversial solar farm. — Farmville Herald.

Amherst County welcomes new archery business. — Lynchburg News and Advance.

Work starts on new medical center in South Boston. — South Boston News & Record.

Benny’s, known for its massive pizzas, opening location in Bedford. — WSLS-TV.


New River Health District to continue to monitor waste water as cases decline. — WDBJ-TV.


Indigo Girls to play Dr Pepper Park in Roanoke August. 17. — The Roanoke Times.

Inmates donate commissary supplies to Independence Elementary in Grayson County. — Galax Gazette.

Bedford County native advances on American Idol. — WSLS-TV and WSET-TV.