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


Federal appeals court won’t re-hear decision to reject Mountain Valley Pipeline, means project has “slipped further into doubt.” – The Roanoke Times.

Giles County lawsuit over foster girl who had to spend four days in hospital under policy custody highlights stakes in state budget negotiations. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

16 apply for vacant seat on Roanoke City Council. — The Roanoke Times.

Campbell County rolls out electric buses. — Lynchburg News and Advance.

Henry County zoning board denies special permits for “skill game” operators. — Martinsville Bulletin and Henry County Enterprise.

Pittsylvania crackdown on skill games prompted by illegal operations. — Chatham Star-Tribune.


Assistant town manager wants to increase business in Chatham. — Chatham Star-Tribune.

Iconic Salem business, Brooks-Byrd Pharmacy, closing. — The Roanoke Times.

Telehealth service may soon extend to Woolwine area. — The Enterprise (Patrick County)


Ukrainian-American families in Roanoke region reach out to families back home. — The Roanoke Times.

UVA Wise students organize walkathon to raise money for refugees. — Kingsport Times-News.


Covid case numbers are lowest in a year. — Bristol Herald Courier.

Lee, Dickenson and Wise counties now in medium category, according to CDC; others in low category. — WCYB-TV.


Fiddlers sought for competition June 17-18 at Washington County Fairgrounds. — Bristol Herald Courier.

Lynchburg officials celebrate park improvements. — Lynchburg News and Advance and WSET-TV.

Patrick County tourism office partners with group to promote trail system. — The Enterprise (Patrick County)