Jason Miyares. Courtesy of Republican Party.

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.