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


Gov. Glenn Youngkin says he won’t be running for president. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Roanoke’s Gun Violence Prevention Commission meets with city council. — WSLS-TV.


Amherst County to take up proposed solar farm. — Lynchburg News & Advance.

VEC to shutter South Boston call center, eliminating 41 jobs. Grundy call center to remain. — South Boston News & Advance.


Ransomware attack cripples Bluefield University; hackers demand payment or say they will release students’ personal information. — WVVA-TV.

Roanoke City Council re-appoints school board members. — The Roanoke Times.

Georgia Supreme Court justice to be commencement speaker at Sweet Briar College. — Lynchburg News & Advance.

Health care:

New behavioral health clinic opens in Norton. — WCYB-TV.

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Old Dominion to play the Berglund Center in Roanoke. — The Roanoke Times.


Bedford residents still cleaning up after a tornado a year ago. — WSET-TV.

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