Here are soe of the top stories from other news outlets around Southwest and Southside:
Nomination method for face-off between Dels. Marie March and Wren Williams won’t be decided until early 2023. — The Roanoke Times.
State Sen. Bill Stanley, R-Franklin County, urges March and Williams to resolve case outside of court; Patrick County Republicans ask March to stop claiming she represents Patrick County. — Henry County Enterprise. (For background, see our coverage of March swearing out an assault warrant against Williams.)
Lynchburg Commonwealth’s Attorney’s office faces more cases, fewer prosecutors. — Lynchburg News and Advance.
Drama continues for Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors over unfilled seat. — Danville Register and Bee.
Bristol leaders talk landfill issue behind closed doors. — WCYB-TV.
Virginia rail plan includes no money for extending Amtrak beyond New River Valley. — WCYB-TV. (For background on possible Amtrak service to Bristol, see this previous story: “No, a Bristol train isn’t going to cost $1.5 billion.”)
Dominion Energy says it’s still evaluating $2 billion pumped storage project in Tazewell County; county officials fears Dominion might still be interested in wind farm there. — Bluefield Daily Telegraph. (Disclosure: Dominion is one of our donors but donors have no say in news decisions; see our policy).
Search continues for ‘forever chemical’ in the Roanoke River. — The Roanoke Times.
Abingdon sports complex pays dividends in first summer of operation. — Bristol Herald Courier.
McAfee Knob shuttle service sees 155 hikers in first month of operation. — WDBJ-TV.