The State Capitol. Photo by Markus Schmidt.

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


Early voting nears 1 million mark in Virginia. — Chatham Star-Tribune and Southwest Times.

Cumberland County planners approve, send to Board of Supervisors, proposal for new solar farm — 1,750 acres of fewer under panel, 2,340 acres in all — The Farmville Herald.

Write-in candidate enters race for tie-breaker seat in Halifax County; incumbent is unopposed. — Halifax Gazette-Virginian and South Boston News & Record.

Kimberly Slayton White takes oath as member of Virginia Court of Appeals. — South Boston News & Record. and Halifax Gazette-Virginian.


Former Fishburn Park caretaker’s cottage could become coffee shop. — The Roanoke Times.

Two UPS facilities in Roanoke resolve hazardous waste complaints. — The Roanoke Times.


State report documents learning loss, teacher vacancies. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Report shows more teachers leaving profession than joining it. — Virginia Mercury.

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Lindsey Buckingham concert in Roanoke cancelled. — The Roanoke Times.

Liberty coach says win over Arkansas was biggest in school history. — Lynchburg News and Advance.