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


Gun-related violence up but other crimes down. — The Roanoke Times.

Red flag cases in Franklin, Montgomery illustrate challenges of firearm confiscation. — The Roanoke Times.

Bristol looks for a new place to put its trash. — Bristol Herald Courier.

Judge signs off on plans to transfer 4,000 beagles from Cumberland County dog breeder to shelters. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.


Danville IDA to pursue $26.5 million loan for White Mill project. — Danville Register & Bee.

Danville florist shop sold after 139 years in one family. — Danville Register & Bee.

After banner year, lull in economic development announcements expected. — Martinsville Bulletin.


Covid cases remain stable in Roanoke region. — WDBJ-TV.

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The musical Xanadu set to open in South Boston. — Halifax Gazette-Virginian

Halifax County Oldtimers Baseball League seeks to recruit players from Danville and Pittsylvania. — Chatham Star Tribune.