Here are some of the top headlines from other news outlets around Southwest and Southside:


Budget is officially presented to governor; 7-day clock starts ticking for amendments. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Democratic Party members protest opening of Abindgon business that sells pro-Trump items. — WCYB-TV.


BWXT Advanced Technologies LLC of Lynchburg to build first nuclear microreactor. — Virginia Business.

Martinville and American Electric Power partner battery storage project. — Martinsville Bulletin and WSLS-TV.

Transco natural gas pipeline seeks permission to upgrade infrastructure in Pittsylvania County. — Chatham Star-Tribune.

US Foods and its Salem drivers unable to reach a deal. — WDBJ-TV.

Olde Salem Brewing opens a location in downtown Roanoke. — WDBJ-TV.


Lynchburg Fence Center reopens after two years. — WSET-TV.