Here are some of the top headlines from other news outlets around Southwest and Southside:
Luke Priddy, aide to state Sen. John Edwards, D-Roanoke, enters race for Roanoke City Council. — The Roanoke Times and WDBJ-TV.
Lynchburg City Council heads back to drawing board on redistricting. — Lynchburg News and Advance.
Candidate announces for mayor of Chatham. — Danville Register and Bee.
Henry County sheriff accuses county administrator of lying over promised pay increase; administrator says no such thing. — Martinsville Bulletin.
Finance director Judy Taylor-Gallimore named interim city manager in Galax. — Galax Gazette.
Grayson County administrator Bill Shepley announces retirement. — Galax Gazette.
U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Virginia, expresses frustration with Senate inaction on mass shootings. — WDBJ-TV.
Richlands Town Council to see attorney general’s advice over constitutional question posed by resident. — WVVA-TV.
Pulaski military fiber supplier agrees to $3 million federal fine. — The Roanoke Times.
Campbell County apartments sell for $4.3 million. — Virginia Business.
Bristol housing shortage is impacting Hard Rock Casino employees. — Bristol Herald Courier and WJHL-TV.
Potanicle Expo in Chase City this weekend aims to reduce stigma over legal cannabis. — The Mecklenburg Sun.
Pop Up Richlands awards $5,000 checks to local entrepreneurs. — WVVA-TV.
Wise County superintendent Greg Mullins announces retirement. — WCYB-TV.
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Covid deaths in Roanoke area reach 1,000. — The Roanoke Times and WDBJ-TV and WSLS-TV.
Covid trending up again. — Chatham Star Tribune.
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Piedmont Arts launches public phase of $1 million fund-raising campaign. — Martinsville Bulletin.
Tuba Skinny kicks off 20th season at Blue Ridge Music Center. — Galax Gazette.
Crooked Road accepting artist in residence applications. — Galax Gazette.