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


Former Roanoke councilman Robert Jeffrey sentenced to more than two years. — The Roanoke Times and WSLS-TV and WDBJ-TV.

Complaints about bad biscuits bring Sen. Mark Warner to Ridgeview Middle School in Clintwood. — Bristol Herald Courier.

Warner presents $1.25 million to Health Wagon in Wise County. — Bristol Herald Courier.

Warner visits flood relief sites in Buchanan County. — WDBJ-TV.


Mountain Valley Pipeline submits stabilization plan to Jefferson National Forest. — The Roanoke Times. (See background commentary: “Is Manchin’s deal on the pipeline really happening?“)

Red Lobster in Roanoke closes. — The Roanoke Times and WDBJ-TV.


Mary Baldwin president to retire. — Virginia Business.

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Twin River Outfitters tired of finding tires in the James River. — The Roanoke Times and WSET-TV.

Millwald Theatre in Wytheville moves closer to opening. — WDBJ-TV. (See background story on small theatres across Southwest and Southside reopening.)

Graham-Bluefield football game is “bigger than Christmas.” — WVVA-TV.