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

Politics:

Roanoke County planners recommend controversial hotel and town home project. — The Roanoke Times.

FERC approves stabablization plan for Mountain Valley Pipeline. — The Roanoke Times.

Lynchburg School Board rejects collective bargaining request. — Lynchburg News and Advance.

Pittsylvania County planners recommend rezoning for luxury RV sites. — Danville Register and Bee.

Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative general counsel elected chair of Virginia Air Board. — South Hill Enterprise.

Economy:

Floyd tourism numbers surpass expectations. — WDBJ-TV.

Culture:

Twin Valley High School in Buchanan County suspends football season after one game; not enough players. — Bristol Herald Courier.

Danville Museum has new interim director. — Chatham Star Tribune.

Dwayne Yancey

Yancey is editor of Cardinal News. His opinions are his own. You can reach him at dwayne@cardinalnews.org.