Lynchburg City Hall. Photo by Joe Stinnett.
Lynchburg City Hall. Photo by Joe Stinnett.

Here’s a round-up of top headlines from other news outlets around Southwest and Southside:


Roanoke expects $19 million in new tax revenue. — The Roanoke Times.

Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine, D-Virginia, urge General Assembly to repeal state constitution’s ban on same-sex marriage. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Virginia lawmakers table bill to expand opioid abatement authority. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

General Assembly weighs novel way to break impasse on filling SCC vacancies; Del. Kathy Byron, R-Bedford County, is one of the sponsors. — Virginia Mercury.

Lynchburg city council members split over how to enact tax cuts. — WSET-TV.


Mecklenburg Electric Co-op hires chief operating officer. — Chatham Star-Tribune.

Gauntlet pitch contest set to begin. — WSLS-TV.


Rooster Walk festival in Henry County completes line-up. — The Roanoke Times.


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