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


Some Rocky Mount residents call for establishing homeless shelter. — The Roanoke Times.

Montgomery County, Christiansburg appoint rail authority members. — The Roanoke Times.

Prince Edward County supervisors fill vacant seat. — Farmville Herald.

Farmville to close municipal golf course and put it up for sale. — Farmville Herald.

Attorney General Jason Miyares meets with law enforcement in Martinsville. — WSLS-TV.


Lynchburg native and tech start-up founder aims for greater diversity in STEM. — (Lynchburg) News and Advance.

Danville to seek $5 million to help develop White Mill project that would convert old mill to residential and commercial uses. — Danville Register and Bee.

Charlie Clark to chair Bank of Marion board. — Bristol Herald Courier.


Averett University students move in. — Danville Register and Bee.

Sentara donates $5,000 to Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library in Halifax County. — Halifax Gazette-Virginian

Health care:

Covid rises by 15.17% in Southwest Virginia. — Bristol Herald Courier.


Bristol Food Truck Park holds grand opening. — Bristol Herald Courier.

Roanoke author Beth Macy has a new book about addiction coming out. — WSLS-TV and The Roanoke Times. (Disclosure: Macy is a member of our journalism advisory committee but committee members have no say in news decisions; see our policy).