Here are some of the top headlines from other news outlets around Southwest and Southside:
Politics and government:
Attorney General Jason Miyares says Roanoke “desperately” needs help combating gun violence. — The Roanoke Times.
Montgomery County supervisors have questions for school board about superintendent’s firing. — The Roanoke Times.
Virginia Tech swimmer Reka Gyorgy complains to NCAA about transgender swimmer. — The Roanoke Times.
Ground broken for renovations, track at Danville’s George Washington High School. — Danville Register and Bee and Chatham Star-Tribune and WSET-TV.
Danville installs webcam so public can view casino construction. — WDBJ-TV and WSLS-TV.
Davenport Energy names new president. — Danville Register and Bee.
Galax considers leasing The Rex Theatre to third-party operator. — Galax Gazette.
Radford nusing students save motorist’s life in Salem. — WDBJ-TV.
Sweet Briar College announces $2.9 million raised in 10 days. — Lynchburg News and Advance.
Former Virginiia Tech linebacker advances on American Idol. – WSLS-TV.