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


Danville offers free Election Day bus service. — Chatham Star-Tribune.

Nearly $100 million announced for work on I-81. — WDBJ-TV.


Virginia edges Georgia for best business climate in Site Selection magazine ratings. — Site Selection.

New solar facility opens in Campbell County. — WDBJ-TV.

Habitat for Humanity to build 25 homes in Danville. — WSET-TV.

Yankee Candle to close Bedford County factory, which employs 187. — WSET-TV.


8-year-old girl from Chase City prepares for international bullriding competition. — Halifax Gazette-Virginian.

Donations sought for all abilities park in Clifton Forge. — The Recorder.

McDowell Presbyterian Church in Highland County marks 200 years. — The Recorder.


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