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


Attorney General Jason Miyares announces election integrity unit. — Richmond Times-Dispatch and Virginia Mercury.

Nottoway elections board censures Republican member over argument with registrar. — Virginia Mercury.

Chatham lacks a legible town zoning map. — Chatham Star Tribune.

Six candidates seeking two seats on Rocky Mount town council. — Franklin News-Post.


Canadian prospecting company says still in early stages of exploring Buckingham County for gold; target area down to 1,000 acres. — Farmville Herald.

Construction of six-story building in downtown Blacksburg is on track. — The Roanoke Times.

Lynchburg apartments sell for $8.15 million. — Virginia Business.

Homeless population in Galax has gotten “out of control.” — The Galax Gazette.


Bath County only school in state with 100% pass rate in algebra 1. — The Recorder.

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Tests find ‘forever chemical’ in Roanoke River upstream of Spring Hollow Reservoir. — The Roanoke Times.


Mandolin virtuso Herschel Sizemore dies. — The Roanoke Times and WDBJ-TV.

Historical marker to Martinsville Seven dedicated. — WDBJ-TV. (See background story by Randy Walker on how marker came to be.)

Fans frustrated by two-hour wait for shuttles at Blue Ridge Rock Festival. — WSLS-TV.