Here are some of the top headlines from other news outlets around Southwest and Southside:
Top aide to Gov. Glenn Youngkin (Matt Moran, who grew up in Franklin County) is on payroll of consulting firm, not the state. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.
Christiansburg traffic and growth remain at issue. — The Roanoke Times.
Del. Jason Ballard’s bill aims to help businesss parks grow. — The Roanoke Times.
Gov. Glenn Youngkin talks education, law enforcement at Liberty University convocation. — Lynchburg News and Advance and WDBJ-TV and WSET-TV.
Virginia Supreme Court appoints three-judge panel to hear case of Martinsville’s proposed reversion to town status. — Henry County Enterprise.
Sen. Tim Kaine visits Roanoke Valley, talks gun violence. — WDBJ-TV and The Roanoke Times
Transplants to Danville value community optimism. — Danville Register and Bee.
Smith Mountain Dam boat barrier broken by high winds. — The Roanoke Times and WDBJ-TV and WSLS-TV
Patrick & Henry Community College wrestling celebrates historic first season. — Martinsville Bulletin.
Wytheville student make cards for teacher’s family in Ukraine. — WSLS-TV.