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

Politics and government:

Amherst County supervisors approve development plan for former Central Virginia Training Center site — assuming state budget includes money to pay off bonds so state can declare it surplus property. — WDBJ-TV and WSLS-TV and WSET-TV.

Bristol struggles to find solutions for homeless population. — Bristol Herald Courier.

Pittsylvania County, which fired previous county administrator, narrows candidate list to three. — WSET-TV.

Plans for new school move forward in Bristol. — WCYB-TV and Bristol Herald Courier.


One-third of Martinsville High School graduates to attend P&H Community College, thanks to Harvest Foundatin program. — The Martinsville Bulletin. (See our backgrounder on this program.)

Virginia sports wagering continues to grow year over year. — Bristol Herald Courier.


Lynchburg sheriff’s office, which previously collected 500 pieces of donated body armor, collects 200 more; will send to Ukraine. — WSLS-TV and WSET-TV.


Farmville’s Confederate statue moved to Confederate cemetery. — Farmville Herald.