An early voting sign in Wythe County. Photo by Dwayne Yancey.

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


Early voting in the Roanoke and New River valleys suggests 2022 turnout may top the 2018 mid-terms. — The Roanoke Times.

Turnout also strong in Carroll County. — The Carroll News.

This matches national trends. — The Washington Post.

Alleghany County and Covington to vote on elected vs. appointed school board. — The Recorder.

Bristol council candidates discuss election. — Bristol Now.


Another rail union approves deal, which raises hopes of avoiding rail strike. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Danville’s Dream Launch Bootcamp now open for registration. — Chatham Star Tribune.


Lynchburg looks to expand innovation programs across middle schools. — Lynchburg News and Advance.

School resource officer recruitment sparks debate in Roanoke County. — The Roanoke Times.

Lynchburg-area colleges adapt to declining enrollment trends. — Lynchburg News and Advance.

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Liberty picks up first football win over an SEC school with victory at Arkansas. — Lynchburg News and Advance.


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