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


Virginia Information Technologies Agency, key to teleworking by state employees, loses a third top administrator. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Wythe County begins expansion of county offices. — WDBJ-TV.

Roanoke Valley Metro may expand bus services. — WSLS-TV.


Swedish builder Skanska to construct Virginia Tech’s $69.5 million Undergraduate Science Laboratory Building. — Virginia Business.

Blacksburg highlights need for affordable housing in social media campaign. — WDBJ-TV.

Uber-like lawn mowing service app GreenPal launches in Roanoke. — WDBJ-TV.

Wholesale restaurant supplier opens in Lynchburg. — WSET-TV.

Danville battery storage project delayed by supply chain issues. — Chatham Star-Tribune.

Bristol vice mayor calls status of proposed Virginia Business College (on the former Virginia Intermont campus) “concerning.” — WCYB-TV.


We’re learning how to live with covid, health director says. — Danville Register and Bee.


Whitesnake farewell tour to include stop in Roanoke. — WDBJ-TV.

Village People, KC and The Sunshine Band will play in Roanoke. — WDBJ-TV and WSLS-TV.

Christian country rocker Zach Williams to play in Roanoke. — WDBJ-TV.