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


Rocky Mount releases video of incident between town manager and town council candidate. — The Roanoke Times.

Lynchburg council candidates discussion education, finances in forum. — Lynchburg News and Advance.

Amherst County appoints interim county administrator. — Lynchburg News and Advance.

Youngkin ad-maker gets state contract for tourism ad. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Three Pittsylvania County supervisors boycott meeting to fill vacancy on board. — Chatham Star-Tribune.

Department of Wildlife Resources rejects first proposed no-wakesurfing zone at Smith Mountain Lake. — The Roanoke Times.

Roanoke’s attempt to buy historic Claytor Clinic falls through. — Roanoke Rambler.

Appeals court rules former Roanoke councilman Robert Jeffrey should be released on bond. — WDBJ-TV.


Damage to Hurley High School following fire called heavy. — WJHL-TV.

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Electric co-op that co-owns Clover coal plant in Halifax County wants to keep it open; Dominion Energy owns the other half and wants to close the plant. — South Boston News & Record. (Disclosure: Dominion is one of our donors but donors have no say in news decisions; see our policy).

Smyth County administrator says his county would love to have small nuclear reactor proposed for Southwest. — WJHL-TV. (For background, see our previous story “Governor wants small modular nuclear reactor in Southwest Virginia.”)

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