Here are some of the top headlines from other news outlets around Southwest and Southside:
Roanoke commission debates if talent show will prevent gun-related violence. — The Roanoke Times.
Pulaski County sheriff and commonwealth’s attorney, who left Democratic Party last year, running for re-election as Republicans. — The Roanoke Times.
U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Virginia, to seek third term in 2024. — Virginia Mercury.
Rep. Morgan Griffith, R-Salem, discusses debt ceiling and gun regulation. — WVVA-TV.
Youngkin says Ford plant that was looking at Pittsylvania County would have been a “Trojan Horse” for China. — Bloomberg.
Amazon launches $35 million data center expansion in Virginia; Northern Virginia legislator says this is aimed at rural areas. — The Washington Post.
Nuclear Regulatory Commission approves design for first small modular nuclear reactor. — The Washington Examiner. (See our background stories on how Gov. Youngkin wants a small modular nuclear reactor in Southwest Virginia).
$100 million gift to launch biotech center at the University of Virginia. — Virginia Business.
Sweet Briar College president, who is stepping down, reflects on her tenure. — Lynchburg News and Advance.
Fired superintendent repays Montgomery County for $55,137. — The Roanoke Times.
Injured Liberty hockey player carried off ice, airlifted to Roanoke. — WDBJ-TV.
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