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


Bassett Furniture rejects purchase offer. — Martinsville Bulletin.

With purchase of credits, Danville’s White Mill project stays within an environmental regulation. — Danville Register & Bee.

Bids sought for Danville Riverfront park construction originally estimated at $10M. — Danville Register & Bee.

Bristol Virginia Transit adds casino stop. — WCYB-TV.

Mountain Lake Lodge debuts ‘Dirty Dancing’ retail center. — WSLS-TV.


City of Martinsville opposes reopening of Henry County wastewater plant. — Virginia Mercury.

Virginia officials, Roanoke leaders discuss violent crime solutions. — WSLS-TV.

After deeper look at numbers, Lynchburg City Council still split on excess revenues. — The (Lynchburg) News & Advance.

Lack of volunteers leads Washington County to acquire rescue squad. — Bristol Herald-Courier.

Roanoke asks residents to complete survey on homelessness. — WDBJ-TV.

Danville City Council eyes tax relief; partial fee elimination. — Chatham Star Tribune.


911 tracking/mapping system to spread to all Wise County schools. — Kingsport Times-News.