Here are some the top headlines from other news outlets around Southwest and Southside:
Lynchburg city council candidates spar over schools, economy during town hall. — Lynchburg News and Advance.
Amherst planners back senior living development. — Lynchburg News and Advance.
Nawab, pioneering Indian restuarant in downtown Roanoke, celebrates 25th anniversary. — The Roanoke Times.
Spotted lanternfly confirmed in Nelson County. — Lynchburg News and Advance. (Background: Why the spotted lanternfly is bad news for vineyards.)
Downtown Roanoke to extend ‘outdoor refreshment’ zone pilot. — The Roanoke Times. (Background: New ABC licenses allow localities to designated ‘outdoor refreshment’ zones.)
Bristol Casino gives update; has had visitors from 49 states. — Bristol Herald Courier.
Appalachian Power rates will rise after Supreme Court ruling. — Virginia Mercury.
When will Prince Edward and Cumberland residents get broadband? — Farmville Herald.
Sweet Briar president moves in with students. — Lynchburg News and Advance.
Montgomery County’s fix-it list raises school board’s attention. — Roanoke Times.
New website and film honors Barbara Johns. — The Farmville Herald.
Amish safety committee moves forward; in response to growing Amish community and increased accidents between cars and buggies. — The Farmville Herald.