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


Montgomery County supervisors approve car tax relief. — The Roanoke Times.

Lynchburg council candidates debate schools and public safety. — Lynchburg News and Advance.

Pittsylvania County Supervisor Jessie Barksdale resigns. — Danville Register and Bee and Chatham Star Tribune and WSET-TV.

State Corporation Commission extends response deadline on Dominion offshore wind project. — Richmond Times-Dispatch. (Background story: InvestSWVA economic group wants Southwest Virginia to get part of the wind energy supply chain. Disclosure: Dominion is one of our donors but donors have no say in news decisions; see our policy.)


Hard Rock raises wages, starting salaries. — Bristol Herald Courier and WJHL-TV.

46 businesses in Uptown Martinsville have expanded or started since pandemic. — WDBJ-TV.

Four abandoned mine sites in Wise County identified as potential solar sites. — Norton Coalfield Progress.

Health care:

COVID in the Roanoke Valley remains high. — The Roanoke Times.

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