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


Campbell supervisors declare county a ‘right to life advocate.’ — The (Lynchburg) News & Advance.

Roanoke channels $2 million in relief funds into deferred park maintenance. — The Roanoke Times.

Scope of complaints about sample ballots distributed by Roanoke council candidate widens. — The Roanoke Rambler.


Mecklenburg Power Station implosion set for Thursday. — (South Boston) News & Record.

New resort planned for former AEP property in Penn Hall. — The Franklin News-Post.

Report says passenger rail in New River Valley should include stop at Virginia Tech. — The Roanoke Times.

Fed Ex distribution center coming to Washington County. — Bristol Herald Courier and WCYB-TV.

$17.7 million grant will bring broadband to parts of Franklin County. — WSET-TV.


Bedford school libraries to offer alerts to parents on what students check out. — The (Lynchburg) News & Advance .

Central Virginia Community College unveils new logo. — (Lynchburg) News & Advance.

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Arts & culture:

Drag show scheduled at Bedford County high school changes location after controversy. — WSET-TV.

Buchanan County animal shelter prepares for influx of surrendered pets after flood. — WJHL-TV.

Health care:

Testing and treatment still limited as monkeypox spreads in Virginia. — Virginia Mercury.

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