Downtown Bristol. Photo by Megan Schnabel.

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


Bristol city leaders to talk budget, proposed tax rate increases. — WCYB-TV.

Youngkin: No room for hate in Virginia. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Fiorina to head Virginia’s effort to plan nation’s 250th birthday. — The Washington Post.


$3 million in funding approved to spur housing development in Smyth County. — WCYB-TV.

Health care:

‘Godsend’ caregiver program for Virginians with disabilities set to end this fall. — Virginia Mercury.


Liberty University unveils safety app. — WDBJ-TV.


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