The State Capitol. Photo by Markus Schmidt.
The State Capitol. Photo by Markus Schmidt.

Here’s a round-up of top headlines from other news outlets around Southwest and Southside:


Virginia budget deal unlikely until late June. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.


Proposed solar farm in Montgomery County withdraws rezoning request. — The Roanoke Times.

Plasma purchasing expands in Roanoke. — The Roanoke Times.

Where will workers at Danville casino and Pittsylvania County mega site come from? — Danville Register and Bee.

Manufacturer expanding in both Bristol and Mexico. — Bristol Herald Courier.

New owners of Tanglewood Mall in Roanoke County plan major expansion. — WDBJ-TV.


Bedford County school board discusses elementary class sizes. — Lynchburg News and Advance.

Lynchburg schools pleased with results of ‘restorative suspension’ center. — Lynchburg News and Advance.

Franklin County has 17 applicants for new school superintendent. — WDBJ-TV.


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