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.)
95 years ago, Bristol changed the nation’s musical landscape. — Bristol Herald Courier.
Volunteers sought for Rhythm & Roots Reunion festival. — WCYB-TV.