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.