Downtown Bristol. Photo by Megan Schnabel.

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


Bristol City Council voices support for idea of passenger rail return. — WCYB-TV.

Pig-to-human organ center in Christiansburg is $100 million project. — The Roanoke Times.

Jamaican eatery opens at Roanoke City Market. — The Roanoke Times.


Virginia joins Republican states pulling out of multi-state voter list program. — Virginia Mercury.

Youngkin vetoes five bills he couldn’t get legislature to amend, signs 12 others. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Bedford County supervisor asks town council to reconsider land annexation plan. — The (Lynchburg) News & Advance.


Bedford board petitions Gov. Youngkin to declare county disaster area due to drought. — The (Lynchburg) News & Advance (paywall).

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