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


Federal judge dismisses some legal claims by Lynchburg council member Martin Misjuns, who is suing the city, but lets First Amendment claims go forward. — WSET-TV.


Farmville explores selling airport. — The Farmville Herald.


Levels of ‘forever chemical’ back down at Spring Hollow Reservoir. — The Roanoke Times.


Virginia Board of Education compromises on history standards. — Richmond Times-Dispatch and Virginia Mercury.

Public safety:

Crime is down in Martinsville. — Martinsville Bulletin.

UVA study reveals 30% spike in poisoning-related suicide attempts by kids during pandemic. — WSET-TV.


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