Here are some of the top headlines from other news outlets around Southwest and Southside:
President Biden nominates Robert Ballou for federal judgeship in Western District of Virginia. — The Roanoke Times.
Bedford County supervisors hear from people about display of LGBT-related books at Forest library, some pro, some con. — Lynchburg News and Advance.
Judge gives approval for beagle adoption plan from breeding mill in Cumberland County. — Farmville Herald.
Former Bedford County Sheriff Carl Wells passes away at age 86. — WDBJ-TV and WSLS-TV and WSET-TV.
Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Virginia, says he and Sen. Mark Warner, D-Virginia, and Rep. Morgan Griffith, R-Salem, are working on requesting federal assistance for Buchanan County flood relief. — WCYB-TV.
Work on Danville casino set to begin next month. — Danville Register and Bee. (Background story: “How big will Danville’s casino be? This big.”)
New women’s clothing store opens in Lynchburg mall. — Lynchburg News and Advance.
Horizon Behaviorial Health opens new center in Lynchburg. — Lynchburg News and Advance.
Salem VA cancels visitation to some units. — WDBJ-TV.