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?“)
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.