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


Gov. Youngkin attends funeral for slain Covington police officer. — The Roanoke Times and WDBJ-TV and WSLS-TV.

City attorney says Roanoke councilman who pleaded guilty to felony embezzlement has, by law, forfeited his seat. — The Roanoke Times.

Highland County native Susan Swecker easily wins re-election as state Democratic Party chair. — Virginia Mercury.

Pittsylvania County to prosecute those who continue to operate skill games. — Chatham Star-Tribune and WSET-TV.

Danville planners want to use zoning regulations to limit where skills games can be. — Chatham Star-Tribune.

Prince Edward County looks for new “legal levers” to get state funding for school construction. — The Farmville Herald.


With construction at a standstill, Mountain Valley Pipeline looks to other solutions. — The Roanoke Times.

Starting June 14, new phone customers in 540 area code will get an 826 area code instead. — WSLS-TV.

Big Lots opens in Wise. — WCYB-TV.


Three counties — Lee, Wise, Dickenson — still in CDC’s ‘red zone.’ — WJHL-TV.