Bryant Hood, incumbent. Courtesy of Hood campaign.

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


Roanoke County supervisor Jason Peters reflects on a tough year. — The Roanoke Times.

Danville city councilman Bryant Hood’s home hit in drive-by shooting; police say attack appears random. — Chatham Star Tribune and Danville Register and Bee.

New Libertarian Party chair says Virginia party is alive and well. — Virginia Mercury.


Danville newspaper moves to new offices. — Danville Register and Bee.

Fatback Soul Shack in Christiansburg to close; Facebook post cites “rising costs and a poor economy.” — WSLS-TV.

Health care:

Flu rate remains at high levels. — WSET-TV.

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Holston Conference of United Methodist Church (which includes churches from Southwest Virginia) set April 23 meeting where some churches could leave over dispute over same-sex marriage. — WJHL-TV.


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