The games in action. Courtesy of Michael Barley.

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


Lawsuit challenging Virginia’s ban on skill games will continue until 2023; games remain legal for now. Lawsuit filed by former NASCAR driver (and now Republican state Senate candidate) Hermie Sadler of Emporia. — Virginia Mercury and Chatham Star Tribune.

Recount set in Salem City Council election. — The Roanoke Times.

Senior apartment complex in Danville to be named after local civil rights leader. — Danville Register and Bee.

Judges unimpressed with city’s argument at court hearing on Martinsville’s intended reversion to town status. — Martinsville Bulletin.

Youngkin panel recommends steps against antisemitism. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.


Roanoke Gas seeks to raise base rate. — The Roanoke Times.

Hearings set on proposed solar farm in South Boston. — South Boston News & Record.


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