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


Six-way race to decide four council seats in Radford. — The Roanoke Times.

Two challengers say they oppose reversion; if they win, Martinsville city council will have majority against giving up city charter. — The Martinsville Bulletin.

Candidate town hall in Lynchburg on Monday. — WSET-TV.

Bedford supervisors hear plan for the former Montvale Elementary School. — Lynchburg News and Advance.


Martinsville is a manufacturing powerhouse. — The Martinsville Bulletin.

Pittslyvania farm uses sheep to control vegetation at solar farm. — Chatham Star-Tribune. For more on the solar boom across Southside, see this background story.

Rural Americans don’t have access to health care; founder of company reopening hospital in Patrick County writes an op-ed about why he’s doing it. — Newsweek.


Southwest Virginia educator suggest room for improvement on standardized tests. — The Roanoke Times.

Colonial Elementary in Botetourt County mourns death of teacher. — WSLS-TV.

So far this year, George Washington High School has reported 10 assault cases to Danville police. — Danville Register and Bee.

Randolph College unveils marker to former professor who was active in suffrage movement. — WSET-TV.

Narrows residents upset at possibility that Giles County might close Narrows High School. — WVVA-TV.

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