Here are some of the top headlines from other news outlets around Southwest and Southside:
Lynchburg hires new deputy city manager; he’s coming from Norfolk. — Lynchburg News and Advance.
Danville airport upgrades continue. — Danville Register and Bee. (Background story: ‘Caesar’s breaks ground. Is Danville ready?’)
First month of casino revenue in Bristol means about $50,000 for each of the participanting localities in Southwest Virginia — Bristol, Norton and the counties of Bland, Buchanan, Dickenson, Grayson, Lee, Russell, Scott, Smyth, Tazewell, Washington, Wise and Wythe. If that continues, $602,000 a year. — Bristol Herald Courier.
Abortion is latest dividing line between the two Bristols. — Virginia Mercury/ Kaiser Health News.
Virginia Western, New River community colleges talk about new infrastructure job initiative. — The Roanoke Times.
Former Pocahontas High School sold to West Virginia-based resort. — Bluefield Daily Telegraph
Harvest Foundation celebrates 20th anniversary, announces new program. — WDBJ-TV.
Pulaski County grad named dean at the University of Virginia. — Southwest Times.
Halifax County High School grad is one of 20 young academics to receive National Institutes of Health funding. — South Boston News & Record.
Lynchburg schools still have 35 teaching vacancies. — WSET-TV.
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