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