Regional Highlights

Southern Virginia is made up of four counties (Halifax, Henry, Patrick, and Pittsylvania) and the cities of Danville and Martinsville. With a rich history in high-performance manufacturing and the infrastructure in place to support its growth, 18% of the region’s total labor force of nearly 100,000 is employed in manufacturing.

The region enhances the business community with a high level of support and involvement in the arts, as well as recreational opportunities like professional motorsports and outdoor, water-related activities at four major lakes.