The Danville Casino has 740 slot machines inside the 40,000-square-foot facility. Photo by Grace Mamon.

Here are some of the top headlines from other news outlets around Southwest and Southside. Some content may be behind a metered paywall:


Four new casinos, video gambling could be on horizon in North Carolina; one would be in Rockingham County, just 25 miles from Danville. — Associated Press.

What it cost to bring the Ironman 70.3 to Roanoke. — The Roanoke Times (paywall).


Four banned from Pittsylvania County GOP. — Chatham Star-Tribune.

Virginia expects to return $1 billion of surplus under existing benefit. — Richmond Times-Dispatch (paywall).

Virginia Democrats seek to boost early, absentee voting. — Richmond Times-Dispatch (paywall).


Top earners at Virginia Tech paid in a “highly competitive market.” — The Roanoke Times (paywall).


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