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


Roanoke council election prompts debate over gun-related violence. — The Roanoke Times.

Montgomery County supervisors leave tax rates unchanged. — The Roanoke Times.

Lt. Gov. Winsome Sears works in the garden at the Boys and Girls Club in Lynchburg. — Lynchburg News and Advance and WSET-TV.

Costs grow for Danville’s White Mill project. — Danville Register and Bee.

A look back at how Bristol’s stinky landfill began. — Bristol Herald Courier.

Henry County challenged on lack of diversity, transparency in leadership selection. — Henry County Enterprise.


Appalachian Power plans for its renewable energy future. — The Roanoke Times.

Bank of the James reports higher first-quarter profit. — Lynchburg News and Advance.

Averett University opens satellite campus of Martinsville-based Piedmont Regional Criminal Justice Academy. — Danville Register and Bee.

Federal Reserve sees moderate economic growth ahead for Virginia and neighboring states. — Virginia Business.


Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs advance to championship final in the Southern Professional Hockey League. — The Roanoke Times and WDBJ-TV and WSET-TV.

New trail system opens in Henry County. — WDBJ-TV.