Axxor will add 21 jobs and invest $3.5 million.
Briefs: Carilion announces leadership changes. Gala for DuBois raises $1.45 million for student fund. ARC awards money for Wise County sewer. Sidewalk art show in Roanoke this weekend.
From elsewhere: Fire ants on the march. New event center approved for Henry County. Heytex fined $3 million by feds.
Appalachian Power may have to generate hydropower quickly this week, the utility advises.
Montgomery County sets $240,000 salary for superintendent. Uptown Martinsville real estate market is hot. COVID rises in Roanoke Valley.
Briefs: University of Lynchburg names new director for nature center. Business wins chamber awards in Farmville and Buckingham County. New River CC student makes all-Virginia academic team.
From elsewhere: Norfolk casino could be second in state. Archiects propose non-traditional design for Halifax high school. Franklin, Patrick name tourism directors.
The school has partnered with a solar energy developer to build a solar farm in North Carolina.
Briefs: Birthplace of Country Music Museum starts monthly Bluegrass Jam. Warner, Kaine announce federal funding for school programs.
From elsewhere: Housing shortage in Bristol impacts casino hiring. Pulaski military supplier agrees to $3 million fine. Pot event in Chase City aims to reduce stigma.