Here are some of the top headlines from other news outlets around Southwest and Southside:
5th District candidates will debate Wednesday night. — The Farmville Herald.
6th District candidates discuss issues in Lexington. — The Roanoke Times.
Roanoke Peacemakers to open branch in Lynchburg. — WSET-TV.
Central Virginia Community College awarded National Science Foundation grant of $464,846 for advanced manufacturing — WSET-TV.
Roanoke schools begin looking at redistricting. — WSLS-TV.
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LewisGale Medical Center breaks ground on Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in Salem. — WSET-TV.
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