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


Buckingham County tables proposed ordinance to restrict gold mining. — Farmville Herald.

Town of Halifax tackles first solar project. — (Halifax) Gazette-Virginian and South Boston News & Record.

Alleghany County approves combining two schools. — WSET-TV.

Also: Charlottesville Tomorrow,a nonprofit online news site in Charlottesville, has a whole package of stories looking at what’s happened in the five years since the deadly white supremacist march in that city. You can access them here.


Danville-based Ballad Brewing expands sales into North Carolina. — Chatham Star Tribune.

Lack of news outlet seen as obstacle to economic growth in Surry County. — The Daily Yonder.