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.