Here are some of the top headlines around Southwest and Southside:

Neither Democrat Terry McAuliffe nor Republican Glenn Youngkin wants to talk about the Mountain Valley Pipeline. — The Roanoke Times.

A look at the two candidates running to succeed Del. Charles Poindexter, R-Franklin County: — The Roanoke Times

Blue Ridge Rock Festival in Blairs didn’t cause virus uptick. — Danville Register & Bee.

Health officials waiting to see whether big high school football crowd will spark covid surge. — Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Danville woman describes how she struggles with after-effects of covid, months after being on ventilator. — Danville Register & Bee.

Objections mount to Martinsville reverting to town status as process continues. — Martinsville Bulletin.

Racist vandalism on public land near George Washington National Forest prompts outcry. — Lynchburg News and Advance.

Bristol leaders resume communicating with public about controversial landfill. — Bristol Herald-Courier.