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


Appeals court halts bond hearing for former Roanoke council Robert Jeffrey, pending full review. — The Roanoke Times.

Franklin County superintendent to leave job. — The Roanoke Times.

Former Rep. Denver Riggleman, R-Nelson County, endorses Democrat Abigail Spanberger. — The Washington Post.

Roanoke County supervisors add airport funding to list of legislative priorities. — WSLS-TV.

President Biden signs measure on student loans authored by U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, D-Virginia. — WSET-TV.


Company proposes to acquire Bassett Furniture. — Martinsville Bulletin.

Citizen group pushes to halt open burning at Radford Army Ammunition Plant. — Virginia Mercury.

Kroger begins effort to eliminate single-use plastic bags. — Virginia Business.

U.S. Army orders $107 million worth of night goggles from Roanoke company. — WDBJ-TV.

Downtown Lynchburg YMCA to get multi-million dollar remodel. — WSLS-TV.


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