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


State Sen. Travis Hackworth, R-Tazewell County, to sponsor ‘life begins at conception’ bill. — The Southwest Times.

Some Lynchburg streets closed to acommodate protests over Supreme Court abortion decision. — WDBJ-TV and WSET-TV.

Roanoke Mayor Sherman Lea wants tougher approach on crime. — WSLS-TV.


Volvo unveils electric truck at Pulaski County plant. — The Roanoke Times and WDBJ-TV.

Lynchburg-based Craft Automotive Group to sell to Charlottesville dealership. — Lynchburg News and Advance.

Bowling returns to Danville; Riverside Lanes plans opening. — Danville Register and Bee.


Brantley Gilbert coming to Danville. — Danville Register and Bee.

Amateur Cycling Championships are in Botetourt County this week. — WDBJ-TV.