Here are some of the top headlines from other news outlets around Southwest and Southside (not many today because so much news is election-related). For our election coverage, see our politics page.
Hollins Volunteer Fire Department being dissolved. — WDBJ-TV.
Michael Solomon, executive director of Pulaski County Economic Development Authority, wins award at global economic development conference in Estonia. — Southwest Times.
BWX Technologies reports higher third quarter profits. — Lynchburg News and Advance.
Virginia Poultry Federation pushes early buying of Thanksgiving turkeys. — WDBJ-TV.
Craig County schools closed due to staff illnesses. — WDBJ-TV.
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