Here are some of the top headlines from other news outlets across Southwest and Southside:
Rep. Ben Cline and Democratic challenger Jennifer Lewis to share stage in Lexington. — The Roanoke Times.
Republicans think it’s possible to win Roanoke city council. — The Roanoke Times.
Four of six candidates for Radford City Council have court histories, ranging from assault charges to bankruptcy. — The Roanoke Times.
NAACP criticizes Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors for not allowing speakers at meeting. — Danville Register and Bee.
Town of Halifax sets Oct. 26 hearing on proposed solar project. — South Boston News & Record.
Prince Edward County elementary school still has leaking roof. — Farmville Herald.
Former Covington mayor and wife die in Roanoke crash. — WSLS-TV.
Stalled hotel project stuck in legal fued. — Bristol Herald Courier.
Bath County to decide on child care center in next month. — The Recorder. (See our previous story on how Bath County is only county in Virginia without a child care center.)
Revolutionary War veteran honored in Bedford County. — Lynchburg News and Advance.
Bears lurking in Gretna. — Chatham Star-Tribune.
Governor Youngkin helps cut ribbon on new section of Mendota Trail. — WCYB-TV.