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


Lynchburg to hold public hearing on Liberty University’s request to build 4,121-seat sports complex for Liberty Christian Academy. — Lynchburg News and Advance.

Halifax judge elevated to Virginia Court of Appeals. — South Boston News & Record. (She will become only judge from Southside on the panel. For background on the geographical diversity, or lack thereof, on the court and various state boards and commisssions, see this background story).


Pulaski has new economic development director. — Southwest Times.

American Freight retailer coming to Lynchburg. — Lynchburg News and Advance.

River District Association accredited as Main Street program. — Danville Register and Bee.

Southwest Virginia bank experiences disruptions due to “a technological issue.” — Bristol Herald Courier.


Covid down slightly in Virginia. — WDBJ-TV.

Covid cases, hospitalizations arein decline in Halifax County but transmission level remains igh. — Halifax Gazette-Virginian.

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National D-Day Memorial raising money to replace canopies. — Lynchburg News and Advance.

Memorial unveiled to honor legacy of slaves who toiled at Berry Hill. — Halifax Gazette-Virignian and South Boston News & Record.