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


Lynchburg City Council cuts business tax for some. — Lynchburg News and Advance.

Lynchburg City Council approves master plan for College Park. — Lynchburg News and Advance.

Printer takes responsibility for incorrect info sent to some voters. — Virginia Mercury.

Virginia Supreme Court orders further review of South Hill document case. — South Boston News & Record.

Councilman, mayoral candidate in Independence passes away. — The Galax Gazette.

Bristol landfill cleanup expected to cost $30 million. — Bristol Herald Courier.


Electric co-operative announces five solar projects, four of them in Virginia — in Pittsylvania County, Rockbridge County, Shenandoah County, Richmond County. — Virginia Mercury. (Background story: See ‘Is Virginia at a solar crossroads?‘)

Planning for Clarksville’s new data center goes forward. — The Mecklenburg Sun.


Roanoke Valley schools taking wait-and-see approach on governor’s policy on trans students. — The Roanoke Rambler.

Lynchburg schools receive nearly $10 million to purchase 25 zero-emission school buses. — WSET-TV.


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