The Virginia State Capitol. Photo by Markus Schmidt.

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

Politics:

Democrat Lily Franklin enters races for House of Delegates. — The Roanoke Times.

General Assembly to fill two SCC seats, but the terms aren’t equal. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Democratic legislators seek Prescription Drug Affordability Board. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Filler-Corn pushes ‘microstamping’ bill to help trace guns used in crimes. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Virginia lawmakers propose legalizing medicinal use of psychedelic mushroom compound psilocybin. — Virginia Mercury.

Lynchburg City Council declares city a Second Amendment sanctuary. — The (Lynchburg) News & Advance.

Economy:

Halifax County Chamber launches childcare survey amid labor woes. — South Boston News & Record.

Weather:

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