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


Roanoke is All-America City finalist. — The Roanoke Times.

Veterans group concerned about proposed closure of VA hospital in Salem. — The Roanoke Times.

Salem to use increase in property tax revenue for capital improvements. — The Roanoke Times.

Martinsville wins first court hearing on reversion. — Martinsville Bulletin.

Danville police send warning letters to skill game operators. — Danville Register and Bee.

Board of Zoning denies another request for skill games. — Martinsville Bulletin.

Moody’s boosts Bristol’s credit rating. — Bristol Herald Courier.

South Boston IDA to buy property for affordable housing. — Halifax Gazette-Virginian and South Boston News & Record.

Bath County supervisors interview companies for county administrator search. — The Recorder.


Food City announces foray into hardware business. — Bristol Herald Courier and WCYB-TV and WJHL-TV.

Sweet Briar College breaks ground on athletic facility upgrades. — Lynchburg News and Advance.

Cannabis Cultivators of Virginia holds event in Mecklenburg County that draws 1,800. — South Boston News & Record.

Highland County begins pilot program to promote county as site for remote workers. — The Recorder.

Mission BBQ to open in Lynchburg. — WSET-TV.


Bristol schools create Fentanyl Awareness Day to prevent student deaths. — WCYB-TV.

Hillbilly Gypsies at the Carter Fold on April 30. — Kingports Times-News.

Story-telling festival begins Friday in Pound. — Norton Coalfield Progress.