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

Fortune 100 company in talks to come to Bristol. — Bristol Herald Courier.

South Boston transformer company to expand, add 100 jobs. — Halifax Gazette-Virginian

Gov. Ralph Northam cuts ribbon at Bland County company that will expand, create 40 jobs. — Bluefield Daily Telegraph.

Pittsylvania County supervisor censured after text message surface that were “construed as racist” against another board member; he denies allegations of racism. — Danville Register & Bee and Chatham Star Tribune.

Scandals surrounding current, former Democratic candidates shake reliable voters. — Roanoke Rambler.

Sunday voting in Nottoway County called “amazing success.” — Blackstone Courier Record.

Fatal shooting of teen took place at home of Libertarian Party candidate for House of Delegates. — Mecklenburg Sun.

Buckingham County approves solar revenue sharing. — Farmville Herald.

Buckingham County sets November hearing for “massive” solar project. — Farmville Herald.

Solar CEO says no merit to lawsuit against Charlotte County project. — Charlotte Gazette

Fincastle company works with NASA. — The Fincastle Herald.

McAfee Knob has so many visitors they have trouble finding parking. — The Roanoke Times

Virginia Council on Environmental Justice will visit Southwest Virginia. — Norton Coalfield Progress.

Fees to retire as chairman of Lynchburg-based BMX Technologies. — Lynchburg News & Advance.

Danville Symphony launches 30th season. — Danville Register & Bee.