Here are some of the top headlines from other news outlets around Southwest and Southside:
Roanoke’s first Black fire chief authors autobiography. — The Roanoke Times.
Former Pamplin mayor pleads guilty to embezzlement of public funds. — Lynchburg News & Advance.
Patrick County provides tax relief. — Martinsville Bulletin.
Prince Edward County supervisors want court to hear case over flagpole with Confederate flag. — Farmville Herald.
One of Lynchburg’s historic homes is on the market. — Lynchburg News & Advance.
Study: Danville lacks housing supply. — Danville Register and Bee.
Blacksburg-based Torc Robotics to get new CEO; German executive will succeed Michael Fleming. — Virginia Business.
Pittsylvania County Board of Zoning Appeals approves special use permits for two solar projects. — Chatham Star Tribune.
Halifax planners approve RV park. — Halifax Gazette-Virginian.
Virginia’s home school population continues to grow. — WDBJ-TV.
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Oak Ridge Boys coming to Bristol. — Bristol Herald Courier.