Here are some of the top headlines from other news outlets around Southwest and Southside. Some content may be behind metered paywalls that provide limited free views per month:
Small-scale solar project eyed at Halifax County site. — (South Boston) News & Record.
Workers’ comp costs for Virginia businesses set to decline again. — Richmond Times-Dispatch (paywall).
Virginia wine country is growing. The labor pool is not. — The (Charlottesville) Daily Progress (paywall).
Roanoke Valley could get Olympic cycling trials, satellite office. — The Roanoke Times (paywall).
Botetourt County supervisors approve 89-acre, 400-unit mixed-use development. — The Roanoke Times (paywall).
Sen. Emmett Hanger fights budget impasse one last time. — The (Waynesboro) News Virginian (paywall).
Roanoke County students freed of $99,000 lunch debt. — The Roanoke Times (paywall).
Firefighters, wildlife biologists safely rescue young bear in downtown Roanoke. — The Roanoke Times (paywall).
“They are known worldwide”: Bedford Boys honored 79 years after fateful telegraphs arrived following D-Day. — The (Lynchburg) News & Advance (paywall).
Second storm in as many days floods Lynchburg-area roadways. — The (Lynchburg) News & Advance (paywall).
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