Here are some of the top headlines from other news outlets around Southwest and Southside:
U.S. Department of Education investigating Liberty University over its handling of student reports of sexual assault. — Pro Publica.
Report shows racial disparity in police stops. — The Roanoke Times.
How costs for Washington County Courthouse escalated. — Bristol Herald Courier.
Del. Sam Rasoul, D-Roanoke, might seek leadership post; ousted Democratic leader Eileen Filler-Corn might run for governor. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.
Campbell County School Board moves forward with renovating Brookville High School; cost at $40 million. — Altavista Journal.
Grayson County School board to replace roofs on two schools. — The Declaration. (Grayson County).
Tazewell County Sheriff’s Office charges Roanoke police officer with misdemeanor over ‘satire’ blog. — The Roanoke Times.
Former Marriott hotel near airport being converted to apartments. — The Roanoke Times.
Lynchburg-area students, professionals compete in Welding Wars at Central Virginia Community College. — Lynchburg News and Advance.
North Carolina company buys Farmville concrete firm. — Farmville Herald.
Piedmont Medical Reserve Corps recognized for covid work. — The Charlotte Gazette.
Galax receives only one proposal for Rex Theatre lease. — Galax Gazette.
Floyd Country Store launches digital music project to bridge past and future. — The Roanoke Times.
New park in Montgomery County opens. — The Roanoke Times.
Danville lands near bottom of Virginia health rankings. — Danville Register and Bee.
Danville Otterbots baseball team adds sensory room. — Danville Register and Bee.
Farmville Municipal Golf Course to close. — Farmville Herald.
New music festival coming to Fries. — The Declaration. (Grayson County)