Baldwin Building, part of New College Institute's three-building campus in Martinsville. Photo by Randy Walker.

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


First Black member elected to Wytheville Town Council. — The Roanoke Times.

Roanoke Republicans disappointed by council results but see progress. — The Roanoke Times.

Former legislator Preston Byrant talks politics and business at Lynchburg meeting. — Lynchburg News and Advance.

Danville City Council OKs new White Mill agreement. — Chatham Star Tribune.

Cardinal News Executive Editor Dwayne Yancey analyzes the 2022 mid-terms in an interview with with Tom Landon. — Blue Ridge PBS.


New College Institute in Martinsville is struggling to fulfill its mission. — Martinsville Bulletin.

Remote leader at New College Institute creates change that doesn’t last. — Martinsville Bulletin.

New College Institute spent millions with few results. — Martinsville Bulletin. (For background on some of those programs, see our previous story on wind turbine training at NCI.)

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Blacksburg distillery interest prompts look at new regulations. — The Roanoke Times.

Burlington opens at Tanglewood Mall in Roanoke County. — WDBJ-TV.


How the source of the “forever chemical” in the Roanoke River was found. — The Roanoke Times.


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