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


Gov. Youngkin threatens to replace community college board unless it lets administration participate in hiring of new chancellor; board relents. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Lynchburg City Council OKs 4,100-seat stadium for Liberty Christian Academy. — Lynchburg News and Advance.

Henry County supervisors sign contract to close broadband gap. — Martinsville Bulletin.

City attorney contract in dispute. — Martinsville Bulletin.

DEQ report details what came into Bristol’s landfill. — Bristol Herald Courier.


Lynchburg manufacturer of beauty and home care items to close; employs 650-675. — Lynchburg News and Advance. (Background story: “Lynchburg area has been slow to recover from 2008 recession. Why?“)

Bank confirms hacking incident; says personal information may have been accessed. — Bristol Herald Courier and WVVA-TV and WJHL-TV.

Roanoke Starbucks unionizes. — Roanoke Rambler.


First case of monkeypox reported in Southwest Virginia. — WDBJ-TV.

Struggles with care at short-staffed nursing home. — South Boston News & Record.

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Salem Fair adds security after last year’s shooting. — The Roanoke Times.

Chatham’s first Black police officer dies at 91. — Danville Register and Bee.

Bluegrass festival coming to Old Dominion Agricultural Complex. — Chatham Star Tribune.