About Region 3

Region 3 consists of the cities of Danville and Martinsville; and the counties of Amelia, Brunswick, Buckingham, Charlotte, Cumberland, Halifax, Henry, Lunenburg, Mecklenburg, Nottoway, Patrick, Pittsylvania, and Prince Edward.

The Southside Planning District Commission serves as Region 3’s support organization. The support organization will provide fiduciary oversight and administrative services for activities related to GO Virginia in Region 3.

Region 3 At-A-Glance

Total Population
Total Employment
Unemployment Rate
Per Capita Income


Largest Employer Sectors

Council Members

Scott Burnette
Tim Clark
Barbara Johnson
Randy Lail
Charles Majors
James McClain II
Ronald Roark
Al Roberts
Larry Ryder
Karl Stauber
Sherry Swinson
Denise Taylor-Forrest
C. R. ‘Bob’ Timmons
Telly Tucker
Dennis Witt
Nicole Young

Regional Resources

Recent News

Martinsville Bulletin
November 10, 2017
Southern Virginia GO Region 3 Council
November 3, 2017
Southern Virginia GO Region 3 Council
November 3, 2017

Upcoming Events

Dec 20
10:00 am
South Boston, VA


Liz Povar

Notice: The Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) is the state agency responsible for administering the GO Virginia program. Any documents supplied on this page are sourced directly from DHCD. Please forward any administrative questions to DHCD.