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


23 Virginia school districts have removed books from library shelves following complaints. Among them: Campbell, Smyth, Wythe, Roanoke, Roanoke County. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Del. Wren Williams, R-Patrick County, and Del. Marie March, R-Floyd County, both drawn into the same district, spar over who is strongest on anti-abortion. — The Roanoke Times.

Montgomery County getting more money for electric school buses. — The Roanoke Times.

One house in Bedford County — and one house only — is in the 6th Congressional District. — Lynchburg News and Advance.

Grand jury report in indictment of Buchanan County Supervisor Trey Adkins is released. — WCYB-TV. (Background story: Adkins indicted on 82 felony counts.)


Liberty University graduates. — Lynchburg News and Advance and WSET-TV.

Radford University graduates. — The Roanoke Times.

Averett University graduates. — Danville Register and Bee and WSET-TV.

Emory & Henry College graduates. — Bristol Herald Courier.

Virginia Tech hip hop program grows. — The Roanoke Times.

Group says U.S. Department of Education is investigating Liberty University over LGBT concerns. — Lynchburg News and Advance.


Jefferson Forest names students with Down syndrome and prom king and queen. — WSLS-TV.