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


Artistic tiles designed by children for Bristol Mall find new life in Bristol Casino. — Bristol Herald Courier.


TLAC’s new executive director has long history with Smith Mountain Lake. — The Roanoke Times.

Wise County court clerk named to Virginia-Israel board. — The Coalfield Progress.

Southwest Virginia localities receive $10K tourism grants. — Bristol Herald Courier.


Wilder sues VCU’s Rao, others, for not firing employee who sent crude messages. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Health care:

Virginia’s mental health hotline launches amid fears it won’t meet expectations. — Virginia Mercury.


Realignment has Virginia Tech’s Whit Babcock looking over his shoulder. — The Roanoke Times.