Here are some of the top headlines from other news outlets around Southwest and Southside:
Altavista to void some speeding tickets. — (Lynchburg) News & Advance.
Patrick County to open business development center. — WDBJ-TV.
Gabe’s and Big Lots coming to Lynchburg. — WSET-TV.
Bristol leaders frustrated with Chinese firm that bought the former Virginia Intermont College. — WCYB-TV.
Covid hospitalizations rise in Roanoke region. — The Roanoke Times.
Covid cases, hospitalizations rise in Halifax County — (Halifax) Gazette-Virginian
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New private school set to open in Halifax County. — (Halifax) Gazette-Virginian.
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Campaign kick-off set for raising money for Henrietta Lack statue in South Boston. — South Boston News & Record.
4,000 beagles from Cumberland County facility are now available for adoption. — The Farmville Herald.