Here are some of the top headlines from other news outlets around Southwest and Southside:
Three Roanoke groups get grants totalling $550,000 to combat gun-related violence. — The Roanoke Times and WDBJ-TV and WSLS-TV and WSET-TV.
Lynchburg city manager looks back on first year in office. — Lynchburg News and Advance.
Canadian company now owns nearly 5,000 acres in Buckingham County for gold prospecting. — Farmville Herald.
Pilot program could help solve Charlotte County’s housing problem. — The Charlotte Gazette.
Ballad Health names five to leadership posts. — Bristol Now
Roanoke County starts shuttle to McAfee Knob. — The Roanoke Times and WSET-TV (For background on the crowded parking there, see this previous story on Cardinal News.)