Here are some of the top headlines from other news outlets around Southwest and Southside:
Threats to kill public officials lead to Roanoke County’s first ‘red flag’ gun case. — The Roanoke Times.
Online public comment portal for hemp task force open until Friday. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.
State officials say there is money for housing rehab in Martinsville. — Martinsville Bulletin.
New economic development director named in Dickenson County. — Bristol Herald Courier.
Lynchburg-based company to build biochar production facility in Sussex County. — Virginia Business.
Buckingham County residents warn of impacts of gold mining. — The Farmville Herald. Why is there gold in Southside? See this background story.
Henry County launches broadband survey. — WDBJ-TV.
Danville’s White Mill project edges closer to construction starts. — WSLS-TV.
Franklin County will have six more resource officers. — The Roanoke Times.
Central Virginia Community College names executive director for institutional advancement. — (Lynchburg) News and Advance.
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President of Sovah Health-Danville to retire at year’s end. — Danville Register and Bee and WSET-TV.
Covid hospitalizations drop in Halifax but cases still high. — Halifax Gazette-Virginian.
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Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears to headline Go Fest in Roanoke. — The Roanoke Times.