Here are some of the top headlines from other news outlets around Southwest and Southside:
New Ferrum College leader aims to boost fall enrollment. — The Roanoke Times.
Liberty to pay off $189 million in bonds early. — Virginia Business.
Virginia’s new cannabis authority faces more responsibilities, possible budget cuts. — Virginia Mercury.
Bristol Casino announces partnership with the Cameo. — Kingsport Times-News.
Chatham residents asked to speak on solar panel ordinance. — Chatham Star Tribune.
Ridgeway solar farm approved. — Martinsville Bulletin.
Hemp businesses fear fallout from potential new legislation. — WDBJ-TV.
Booker T. Washington National Monument Tobacco Barn to finish restoration. — Smith Mountain Eagle.
McAfee Knob trailhead shuttle returns Friday. — WDBJ-TV.
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