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


Narrows hires town manager. — The Roanoke Times.

Sen. Mark Warner visits Highland, Bath and Alleghany counties. — The Recorder.

Warner meets with Botetourt, Craig officials to discuss broadband. — The Fincastle Herald.

Amherst supervisors approve 170-acre mixed used project in Madison Heights. — (Lynchburg) News & Advance.


Mexican restaurant chain in Lynchburg closing, says not enough business. — WSET-TV.

Bank of James reports record quarterly earnings. — (Lynchburg) News & Advance.


Sweet Briar exceeds alumnae donor expectations. — (Lynchburg) News & Advance.

Interim director of New College Institute talks about the future. — Martinsville Bulletin.

County school survey reveals shifting attitudes post-pandemic. — Henry County Enterprise.

Amherst County schools try to fill teacher vacancies before school starts. — WSET-TV.

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Buchanan County flood:

Virginia Oil and Gas Association provides hot meals. — WJHL-TV.

Lynchburg firefighters return from Buchanan County. — (Lynchburg) News & Advance.

(See background story on Buchanan County flood, including links on where to donate.)


Heywood and Cynthia Fralin share art with Taubman Museum of Art. — The Roanoke Times. (Disclosure: Fralin is one of our donors but donors have no say in news decisions. See our policy.)

95 years ago, Bristol changed the nation’s musical landscape. — Bristol Herald Courier.

Volunteers sought for Rhythm & Roots Reunion festival. — WCYB-TV.