Here are some of the top headlines from other news outlets around Southwest and Southside:
Del. Wendell Walker’s “swatting” bill heads to the governor’s desk. — Lynchburg News and Advance.
Senate kills Walker’s bill to allow local governments to call referendums on whether to have an elected school board; had been aimed at Lynchburg. — Virginia Mercury.
General Assembly authorizes Oct. 4 as Henrietta Lacks Day. — Halifax Gazette-Virginian.
Roanoke council member questions effectiveness of Gun Violence Prevention Commission. — WDBJ-TV.
Bristol and Bristol Virginia Utilities agree to settle lawsuit. — WCYB-TV.
Jason Isbell coming to the Salem Civic Center. — The Roanoke Times.
Gate City High School to sell replica Mac McClung jerseys after he rocketed to fame by winning the NBA dunk contest. — WJHL-TV. (For background, see ‘Mac McClung makes Gate City proud.’)
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