Here are some of the top headlines from other news outlets around Southwest and Southside:
Republican Peg McGuire declares for Roanoke City Council. — The Roanoke Times.
Bristol mayor says goal is to close stinky landfill. — WJHL-TV.
Bristol city council meets to discuss lawsuit from Bristol, Tennessee over stinky landfill. — Bristol Herald Courier
Virginia DEQ sends letter to Bristol about landfill. — WCYB-TV.
Sovah Health official addresses Danville City Council; large settlement against hospital announced. – Danville Register and Bee.
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Local, state officials looking ahead to ‘unique opportunity’ with Central Virginia Training Center site in Amherst County. — Lynchburg News and Advance and WDBJ-TV and WSET-TV. (Background stories: “Budget includes money for Central Virginia Training Center” and “A big economic development opportunity’ for Lynchburg area.”)
Virginia coal production climbs. — Virginia Mercury.
Crown Holdings says aluminum beverage can facility under construction in Henry County will be bigger than previously planned. — Martinsville Bulletin.
Superintendent of Appomattox Courthouse National Historic Park and Booker T. Washington National Historic Monument leaving for position in North Carolina. — Appomattox Times-Virginian.
Millwald Theatre in Wytheville plans fall opening. — WDBJ-TV.