Here are some of the top headlines from other news outlets around Southwest and Southside:
Convicted former Roanoke councilman Robert Jeffrey sues to get his council seat back. — Roanoke Rambler.
This Roanoke neighborhood has one of state’s highest rates of incarerated residents. — Roanoke Rambler.
Ridership on Virginia’s Amtrak routes up 28.9%, all-time high. — WSET-TV.
Staunton River Plastics in Hurt to add 200 jobs. — WDBJ-TV.
Official expect tourism to bounce back in Patrick County. — Martinsville Bulletin.
Projects aim to promote growth in South Hill. — South Boston News & Record.
Lynchburg-area specialists, survivors speak out about fentanyl — Lynchburg News and Advance.
Halifax locked in high level for virus. — Halifax Gazette-Virginian.
Pandemic shuts down South Hill town hall. — South Boston News & Record.
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Pride festival brings 13,000 to Bristol. — Bristol Herald Courier.
Downtown athletic club opens in Halifax — Halifax Gazette-Virginian.