Here are some of the top stories from other news outlets around Southwest and Southside:
Covington city council transfers financial authority after treasurer charged with crimes. — The Roanoke Times.
Appeals court orders bond be set for former Roanoke city councilman Robert Jeffrey. — The Roanoke Times.
Franklin County supervisors adopt solar regulations. — The Roanoke Times.
Roanoke County gets more school funding for capital improvement, teacher raises. — The Roanoke Times.
Danville announces $140 million in school capital improvements. — Chatham Star Tribune.
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Commonwealth Games expected to have big economic impact in Lynchburg. — (Lynchburg) News & Advance.
Norfolk Southern increases wages, offering incentives, sign-on bonuses. — WSLS-TV.
Localities with the highest covid rates in Virginia: Galax, Bland County and Norton are 1, 2, 3. — The Roanoke Times.
Halifax County hospital receives top rating for heart treatment. — Gazette-Virginian.
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