Here are some of the top headlines from other news outlets around Southwest and Southside:
Pound mayor resigns. — WJHL-TV. (Background stories on the troubles in Pound: ‘We ask for the opportunity to prove ourselves‘ and ‘Pound Town Council to meet with 3 new members.’)
Lt. Gov. Winsome Earle-Sears speaks to Amherst Republicans. — Lynchburg News and Advance.
Pittsylvania County eyes naming bridges after fallen officers. – Danville Register and Bee.
Federal commission recommends renaming Fort Pickett after Sgt. Van T. Barfoot, a World War II Medal of Honor winner from Virginia. — Virginia Mercury.
Bristol working with consultants to address benzene emissions at landfill. — WCYB-TV.
Lee County sheriff’s office sending old body armor to Ukraine. — Kingsport Times-News.
Fitch reaffirms Ballad’s A credit rating. — Bristol Herald Courier.
First woman named to top management post at Southside Electric Cooperative. — Blackstone Courier Record.
Power rates in Bedford going up; rising cost of natural gas cited. — WSET-TV.
Washington County Courthouse renovation costs go up. — WCYB-TV.
Roanoke County officials say new school career center needed; timing and funding at issue. — The Roanoke Times.
Central Virginia Community College implements new plan for equity. — Lynchburg News and Advance.
Hargrave Military Academy earns full reaccreditation. — Danville Register and Bee.
Wrongful death complaint cites hazing, Greek life in death of Emory & Henry student. — Bristol Herald Courier.
Tazewell County career and technical education holds “decision day” for graduates. — WVVA-TV.
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With rates rising, Senatra Halifax Regional Hospital tightens visitation policy. — Halifax Gazette-Virginian.
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50th Dr. Ralph Stanley Hills of Home Memorial Day Weekend festival begins Wednesday in Dickenson County. — WCYB-TV.