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