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.