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.

Solar project in Halifax County moves forwad. — Halifax Gazette-Virginian and South Boston News & Record.

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.