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


BWXT of Lynchburg wins $45 billion Department of Energy contract. — Virginia Business.

Health care:

Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital to discontinue labor and delivery services starting in May. — Halifax Gazette-Virginian and South Boston News & Record and WDBJ-TV and WSET-TV.

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Montgomery County sheriff, Christiansburg police chief introduce new school resource officer plan. — The Roanoke Times.

Law enforcement:

Grand jury indicts unknown number of torch-wielding marchers from 2017 white supremacist march in Charlottesville. — Charlottesville Daily Progress.


Charles Stanley, influential Baptist preacher born in Pittsylvania County, dies at age 90. — Danville Register and Bee.


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