Here are some of the top headlines around Southwest and Southside from other news outlets:

Lynchburg airport seeks new flights, new northern route. — Lynchburg News & Advance and WSLS-TV.

Ballad Health suspends mandatory vaccine policy after court ruling. — WCYB-TV.

Covid rates in Southwest Virginia rising. — WJHL-TV.

Property values in Pittsylvania County jump 20%. — Danville Register & Bee.

Faced with staff shortage, Danville Parks and Recreation cancels winter basketball league. — Danville Register & Bee.

Digital-only tickets cause confusion for high school football playoff game in Bluefield between Graham and Appomattox. — Bluefield Daily Telegraph.

Appalachian School of Law students researching policies on waste coal. — WCYB-TV.

Bristol reluctantly agrees to modify charter to move local elections to November. — Bristol Herald Courier.

Mecklenburg school’s zero tolerance policy clarified. — South Boston News & Record.

Judge allows sex discrimination suit against Roanoke County School Board to proceed. — The Roanoke Times.

Liberty University students rally against abortion outside U.S. Supreme Court. — WSET-TV.

National Park Service expands trail system at Appomattox Court House National Historical Park. — The Farmville Herald.