Austin Lee Edwards. Courtesy of Riverside (California) Police Department.
Austin Lee Edwards. Courtesy of Riverside (California) Police Department.

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


Rep. Bob Good, R-Campbell County, teases that a “true” conservative alternative to Kevin McCarthy will emerge on second ballot in speakership vote. — The Hill.


School renovations begin at Danville’s George Washington High School, paid for by sales tax increase that voters approved in referendum. — Chatham Star Tribune.

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Law enforcement:

Court records show Austin Edwards, aka ‘the catfishing cop’ who killed a family in California, had gun rights revoked after 2016 mental health crisis. — Smyth County News & Messenger.

Edwards listed former Virginia State Police training officer as a job reference when he applied in Washington County. — WJHL-TV.

Roanoke County gets new police chief. — The Roanoke Times.


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