Here are some of the top headlines from other news outlets around Southwest and Southside:
Montgomery County schools continue to talk collective bargaining. — The Roanoke Times.
Botetourt County deputy prospectur builds national reputation as animal rights advocate. — The Roanoke Times.
What Roanoke city council candidates say about taxes, governance. — The Roanoke Times.
Buckingham County can ban gold mining, officials say. — The Farmville Herald. (Why is there gold in Buckingham County? See this background story: “Below the James, under the earth.”)
Town of Wise bans hunting with firearms within town limits. — The Coalfield Progress.
Farmville Downtown Partnership adds director. — The Farmville Herald.
Bristol Casino head named finalist for Global Gaming Award. — Bristol Now.
Bedford schools use new method to deal with student mental and behavioral health. — Lynchburg News and Advance.
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Statue to Tuskegee Airman unveiled at Lynchburg airport. — WSET-TV.
Highway in Dickenson County dedicated to World War II hero. — WCYB-TV.
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