Here are some of the top headlines from other news outlets around Southwest and Southside:
Cody Rush, son of former Del. Nick Rush, runs for Montgomery County clerk. — The Roanoke Times.
Danville area Democrats criticize Gov. Youngkin for scuttling Ford plant that might have gone to Pittsylvania County. — Danville Register and Bee. (See background story.)
Democratic delegates blast Youngkin over Ford plant decision. — Virginia Business.
Bill to cut early voting from 45 days to 14 days advances in House. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.
Bill to track costs of monitoring diversity at state colleges is killed by Senate panel. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.
Senate panel kills bill by state Sen. Steve Newman, R-Bedford County, and others to de-link Virginia’s emissions standards from California’s. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.
Senate panel blocks campaign finance bills. — Virginia Mercury.
Citizens group hails Miyares for suing Bristol over landfill stench. — WJHL-TV.
Franklin County creates online job board. — WSET-TV.
Visible construction underway at Bristol casino. — WCYB-TV.
Most of Roanoke and Alleghany health districts in ‘red zone’ for COVID. — WSET-TV.
FloydFest adds four more bands to line-up. — WDBJ-TV and WSLS-TV.
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