Here are some of the top headlines from other news outlets around Southwest and Southside:
Blacksburg, Montgomery County talk about need for more affordable housing. — The Roanoke Times.
Federal authorities seize 145 animals from Cumberland County dog-breeding facility. — Virginia Mercury.
Halifax planners approve meat processing plant. — Halifax Gazette-Virginian. (Background story: “Meeting a need for meat.”)
Candidates line up early for Danville City Council. — Chatham Star Tribune.
Farmville to sell town golf course because it’s losing money. — Farmville Herald.
6th District Democrats nominate Jennifer Lewis. — WSET-TV.
Town of Pound seeks proposals for an audit of the past four years. — Norton Coalfield Progress. (Background story on Pound’s troubles: “We ask for an opportunity to prove ourselves” and “Pound town council to meet with three new members.”)
New leader of Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce is listening, learning. — Danville Register and Bee.
New president named of People Inc., Abingdon nonprofit. — WCYB-TV.
Danville moves up risk ladder for covid as gatherings increase. — Danville Register and Bee.
Health Wagon saved “hundreds” from COVID. — Bristol Herald Courier.
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Fundraising underway to erect memorial stone to Lunenburg County native called in 9/11 attacks. — Blackstone Courier-Record.