Here are some of the top headlines from other news outlets around Southwest and Southside:
No decision yet on whether Martinsville should demolish the Paradise Inn. — Martinsville Bulletin.
New Bath County administrator will start in mid-October. — WDBJ-TV.
Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Virginia, criticizes Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s transgender policy. — WSET-TV.
Galax nursing program aims to fill staff shortages. — WSLS-TV. (For background, see our previous story “National nursing shortage highlights challenges of expanding nursing programs.“
Virginia Tech dedicates plaza to family of first known Black employee. — WDBJ-TV.
Tazewell County offers free CDL classes. — WVVA-TV.