An artist's rendering of the casino coming to Danville, with "The Three Sisters," as the old smokestacks of Dan River Mills are known, in the background. Courtesy of City of Danville.

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

Politics:

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.

Economy:

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.

Healthcare:

Horizon Behaviorial Health opens new center in Lynchburg. — Lynchburg News and Advance.

Salem VA cancels visitation to some units. — WDBJ-TV.