Virginia State Capitol
The state Capitol. Photo by Markus Schmidt.

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

UVa shooting:

New details emerge. — CNN.


Lexington building official rules W&L’s plan to erect wall to shield Lee statue in University Chapel is safety hazard; his ruling upheld. — The Roanoke Times.

Senate committee interviews Robert Ballou for federal judgeship. — The Roanoke Times.

Lynchburg-area legislators discuss upcoming General Assembly session. — Lynchburg News and Advance.

Roanoke holds community meeting on affordable housing and homelessness. — WDBJ-TV.


Uranium deposit in Pittsylvania County to be sold to Canadian firm; company hopes Virginia will lift moratorium on uranium mining. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Bristol Casino October revenues hold steady. — WJHL-TV.


Virginia Tech leaders discuss access, affordability. — The Roanoke Times.

Updated design for new Halifax high school approved. — Halifax Gazette-Virginian.

Jefferson Forest High School students looking to raise $20,000 to attend regional theatre competition. — WSLS-TV.

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FloydFest announces more acts for 2023 festival. — The Roanoke Times.

Little Feat to play in Roanoke. — WSLS-TV.

After theft of memorial to Wise County lynching victim, group plans replacement. — WJHL-TV.


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