Here are some of the top headlines from other news outlets around Southwest and Southside:
Abingdon names new town manager. — Bristol Herald Courier.
5th District Democratic nominee Josh Throneburg campaigns in Halifax County; talks abortion. — South Boston News & Record.
People urged to turn out in Abingdon Wednesday to speak on behalf of Coalfields Expressway. — Norton Coalfield Progress.
Norton police chief, who survived shooting, honored by body armor company. — WJHL-TV.
Co-working space opens in downtown Lynchburg. — WSET-TV.
BWX Technologies in Lynchburg reports first-quarter profit. — Lynchburg News and Advance.
New neighborhood in Martinsville turns key on affordable housing. — WSLS-TV.
Lil Cucci Pizzeria, a Covington landmark, will open restaurant in Botetourt County. — WSLS-TV.
Covid cases in Roanoke continue to rise. — WDBJ-TV.
Virginia researchers studying new ways to warn drivers in Buchanan County about elk crossings. — Virginia Mercury. (Background story: Virginia’s growing elk herd is a tourist draw.)
Virginia International Raceway drives tourism in Danville, Pittsylvania County, Halifax County. — Halifax Gazette-Virginian.
Free dental care returns to Wise in July. — Kingsport Times-News.