Here are some of the top headlines from other news outlets around Southwest and Southside:
Youngkin wants to further loosen hiring requirements for health district directors. — Virginia Mercury.
Skyrocketing value of used vehicles leads to double-digit increases in Roanoke car tax bills. — The Roanoke Times.
47-megawatt solar project in Scottsburg endorsed by Halifax County planners. — South Boston News & Record.
Fifth District economy growth is moderate, Federal Reserve says. — Virginia Business.
Kaine, area health care leaders assess long COVID’s impact on Southwest Virginia. — Kingsport Times-News.
Groundbreaking set for May for new Health Wagon dental clinic in Wise. — The Coalfield Progress.