Here are some of the top headlines from other news outlets around Southwest and Southside:
Vinton plans $5.5 million worth of projects. — The Roanoke Times.
Bedford County supervisors discuss grant for up to 14 school resource officers. — Lynchburg News and Advance.
Virginia Supreme Court lets stand the legislation requiring referendum on Martinsville reversion to town status. — Martinsville Bulletin.
Blacksburg seeking to partner with developers for affordable housing. — WDBJ-TV.
Lynchburg City Council discusses revitalizing park near University of Lynchburg. — WSLS-TV.
Sen. Mark Warner continues tour of Southwest Virginia. — WJHL-TV.
Botetourt-based compay involved in making products for charging electric vehicles. — The Roanoke Times.