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


City manager says Bristol’s homeless situation is a ‘crisis.’ — Bristol Herald Courier.

Joe Cobb, Luke Priddy are top fund-raisers in Roanoke city council race. — The Roanoke Times.

Federal prosecutors to be on look out for fraud or intimidation. — The Roanoke Times.

Danville council candidates answer questions. — Danville Register and Bee.

Martinsville police officer would have to quit job if elected to council. — Martinsville Bulletin.

State report says one agency should regulate gambling in Virginia. — Virignia Mercury.

Grayson County seeks new county administrator following retirement. — The Galax Gazette.


Amtrak routes in Virginia see record ridership. — WSLS-TV.

Meeting on possible gold mining in Buckingham County cancelled; just one meeting left before draft report. — The Farmville Herald. (For background on why there’s gold in Buckingham County, see our previous story ‘Below the James, under the earth.‘)

Giles County applies for broadband funding; internet provider objects. — WDBJ-TV.

Clinchco aims to have business incubator. — WJHL-TV.


Neko Case to play Jefferson Center in Roanoke. — The Roanoke Times.

Improvements coming to Devil’s Bathtub trails in Scott County. — WJHL-TV.


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