Here are some of the top headlines from other news outlets around Southwest and Southside:
Monacan Nation dispute over management heads to federal court. — WSET-TV.
Tennessee law drives homeless people across the border to Bristol. — WCYB-TV.
Amtrak’s second train from Roanoke begins service. — The Roanoke Times and WSLS-TV and WSET-TV. (Background stories: “Could Virginia get an east-west train from Chritiansburg to Newport News?” and “No, a train to Bristol isn’t going to cost $1.5 billion.“)
New Radford University president talks priorities. — The Roanoke Times.
Cookie store to open in Lynchburg. — Lynchburg News and Advance.
Union workers continue strike at General Dynamics in Marion. — WCYB-TV.
Casino traffic study underway, Bristol says. — WJHL-TV.
Bristol Casino draws “thousands” in first weekend of operation. — WJHL-TV.
Commission to hold hearing on proposed no wakesurfing zone at Smith Mountain Lake. — Lynchburg News and Advance.
Virginia bans water balloons, which puts a crimp in Smith Mountain Lake Pirate Days. — Danville Register and Bee.
Former Tunstall High School star now with Arizona Diamondbacks to play in MLB All-Star Game. — Chatham Star Tribune.
Former Halifax County star to pitch in MLB Futures Game. — Halifax Gazette-Virginian
Tickets going fast for Cantalope Festival. — South Boston News & Record.