State Sen. Steve Newman. Courtesy of Newman.

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


State Sen. Steve Newman, R-Bedford County, says abortion restrictions could target doctors’ licenses. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Bristol sets timeline for landfill closure. — WJHL-TV.

Roanoke County supervisors approves pay raise for board. — The Roanoke Times.

Rival demonstrations over Supreme Court abortion decision face off in Lynchburg. — Lynchburg News and Advance.

Abingdon Planning Commission says it doesn’t want digital billboards. — Bristol Herald Courier

Women’s clinic in Bristol, Tenn. that performs abortions plans move to Virginia side. — WJHL-TV.

Pittsylvania County to help with Gretna library upgrades. — Chatham Star Tribune.

Roanoke County adds more school resource officers. — WSLS-TV.


Rezoning approved for 108 apartments in Madison Heights. — Lynchburg News and Advance.

Housing market cooling in New River Valley. — WDBJ-TV.

Union members in Southwest Virginia reach tentative deal with AT&T. — WCYB-TV


More than 50 still hospitalized with covid. — Bristol Herald Courier.


Wise County hires superintendent. — Kingsport Times-News


Blue Ridge Rock Festival expected to draw 40,000 to Halifax County. — Halifax Gazette-Virginian