Sovah Health-Martinsville. Photo by Ben R. Williams.

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


Sovah Health eliminates administrative positions in Danville and Martinsville. — Danville Register & Bee.

Crawford Road Solar returns for hearing, vote in Halifax. — (South Boston) News & Record.

Virginia banks don’t face same risks as failed institutions. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors could increase restrictions on construction of solar panel farms. — WDBJ-TV.


Trees come down as site work kicks off for new Halifax County High School. — (South Boston) News & Record.

Virginia has rolled out its third version of history standards. Critics say problems remain. — Virginia Mercury.

Public safety:

Gov. Glenn Youngkin issues flag order in honor of fallen firefighter, Haysi vice mayor. — WSLS-TV.


Giles County WWII vet, last surviving Maybrook Men brother, dies at age 97. — WSLS-TV.


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