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


Three forums set for Roanoke City Council candidates. — The Roanoke Times.

Danville City Council tables proposed ban on camping on city property without a permit. — Danville Register and Bee.

Battle over band funding inspired candidate to run for Bristol school board. — Bristol Herald Courier.

Petersburg picks casino developer, although state has not yet authorized a casino there. — Virginia Business.

Early voting on a par with other non-presidential years in Halifax County. — Halifax Gazette-Virginian.

Voter in Nottoway County receives wrong ballot. — Blackstone Courier-Record.

Some residents want Buckingham County supervisors to take action on gold mining. — The Farmville Herald.

Gretna library renovation faces rising costs due to inflation. — WSET-TV.


Kroger looking to hire hundreds ahead of holiday season. — WSLS-TV.

Winery operation in Waynesboro to expand. — WSET-TV.


At one Roanoke elementary school, two in five students were ‘chronically absent’ last year. — Roanoke Rambler.

WNBA legend serves as Chatham Hall Leader in Residence. — Chatham Star Tribune.

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Halifax County man wins bartender of the year award. — Halifax Gazette-Virginian

Former Florida Georgia Line musician plays for Ply Gem workers in Rocky Mount as part of worker appreciation day. — The Roanoke Times and WDBJ-TV.

Danville Symphony Orchestra kicks off new season. — Danville Register and Bee.


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