Trey Adkins. Photo by Lakin Keene.

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

UVa shooting:

What was suspect’s motive? — The Washington Post.

UVa stays quiet on finding guns in suspect’s dorm room. — Charlottesville Daily Progress.

Memorial service held. — Charlottesville Daily Progress.

UVa alerted students quickly, a reversal from Tech massacre. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Could Virginia’s red flag case have helped in UVa shooting case? — Richmond Times-Dispatch.


Montgomery County cigarette tax hearing set. — The Roanoke Times.

Judith W. Jagdmann to resign from State Corporation Commission; that will leave only one member on the body that regulates state utilities and other businesses. — Virginia Mercury.

Buchanan County Supervisor Trey Adkins, previously indicted on 82 felony counts, now faces more than 70 additional charges, including 35 counts of violating a protective order and 35 counts of stalking. — WJHL-TV.


Pittsylvania County grant to fund 10 new resource officers. — Danville Register and Bee.

Virginia Tech efforts continue to combat sexual violence. — The Roanoke Times.

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Two churches in Pittsylvania County leave United Methodist Church, join more conservative branch, the Global Methodist Church. — Chatham Star Tribune.

Santa Train finishes 80th annual run through Southwest Virginia. — WJHL-TV.


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