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


Montgomery County superintedent firing: Severance details remain confidential. — The Roanoke Times.

Report says Lynchburg has too many public school buildings. — Lynchburg News and Advance.

Bedford supervisors talk broadband expansion, Moneta Park. — Lynchburg News and Advance.

Contract comes in lower than quote for Halifax school project. — Halifax Gazette-Virginian.

Compensation, security are top priorities in Halifax school budget. — Halifax Gazette-Virginian.

Abingdon town council member who passed away was town’s first Black member of council. — WCYB-TV.


Volvo Trucks in Pulaski County lands major contract for electric vehicles. — WDBJ-TV.

Gov. Glenn Youngkin pledges support for expansion of agricultural exports. — WDBJ-TV.

Former Roanoke Timess press building sells for $2.2 million. — The Roanoke Times.

Centra Health vice president to become VCU Health’s first chief operating officer. — Lynchburg News and Advance.

New restaurants, businesses opening as changes continue along Tanglewood / 419 corridor in Roanoke County. — WSLS-TV.


Lynchburg sheriff’s office collects nearly 500 pieces of body armor to send to Ukraine. — WSLS-TV and WSET-TV.


25,000: Danville Pittsylvania Health District reaches milestone for covid infections. — Danville Register and Bee.

Sen. Tim Kaine pushes for research into long covid. — WSLS-TV.


New exhibit at local museum traces South Boston’s history. — Halifax Gazette-Virginian.