Here are some of the top headlines from other news outlets around Southwest and Southside:
Pound Town Council catches up on tax collections. — Kingsport Times-News. (Background story on Pound’s woes; update on the town council.)
Franklin County budget passes without a meals tax increase. — The Franklin News-Post.
Settlemyer resigns as Galax city manager, citing “family considerations.” — Galax Gazette.
Lynchburg-based Mama Crockett’s to close up shop after 8 years of slinging donuts. — The (Lynchburg) News & Advance.
Danville hopes to rehab properties, encourage growth near Danville Community College. — Danville Register & Bee.
Woods Rogers, Vandeventer Black law firms to merge July 1. — Virginia Business
Development for new apartments continues on historic property in town of Bedford. — The (Lynchburg) News & Advance.
Work to begin soon on Danville splash pads. — Chatham Star Tribune.
Virginia ABC rolling out a new, ‘randomized’ way to purchase in-demand allocated bourbon. — Richmond Times-Dispatch
COVID-19 cases rise across the Piedmont Health District. — The Farmville Herald.
Ballad opens child resource center in Abingdon. — Bristol Herald Courier