Here are some of the top headlines from other news outlets around Southwest and Southside:
FloydFest co-founder and event “part ways.” — The Roanoke Times.
Farmville playground almost set to reopen, splash pad coming. — The Farmville Herald.
Virginia Highlands CC resumes work on tech center, fundraising. — Bristol Herald Courier.
Richmond graduation mass shooting: Complete coverage. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.
Bribery conviction upheld for Mecklenburg man who offered town $500 to back gaming machines. — Virginia Mercury.
Air Board votes to pull Virginia from Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.
Questions swirl at ABC over store thefts and high-ranking officials being put on leave. — Virginia Mercury.
Firm hired to conduct air quality testing at Bristol landfill. — WCYB-TV.
Roanoke started a land bank in 2019. It’s just now getting off the ground. — Roanoke Rambler.
Cap proposed on solar land in Mecklenburg. — Mecklenburg Sun.
Recent panel discusses the crisis in health care facing Southside. — Chatham Star Tribune.
Harmful algal bloom advisory issued for part of Smith Mountain Lake. — WSET-TV.
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