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


Tests detect ‘forever chemical’ in Roanoke County’s Spring Hollow reservoir. — The Roanoke Times.


Lots of effort, limited results spark Youngkin’s call to change workforce training. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Hall tapped to lead Martinsville’s Uptown Partnership. — Martinsville Bulletin.

Warner visits Independence for broadband update. — Galax Gazette.


Virginia Tech unveils new mental health initiatives for 2022-2023 school year. — WDBJ-7.

Local government:

Richlands to transition away from local dispatch center. — WVVA-TV.

Dearington neighborhood plan presented to Lynchburg City Council, showing improvements proposed for Jefferson Park. — The (Lynchburg) News & Advance.