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

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


Lynchburg City Council adopts youth curfew as “test” to address juvenile crime. — The (Lynchburg) News & Advance.

Rep. Bob Good introduces bill that could rename VA clinic after Desmond Doss. — The (Lynchburg) News & Advance.

Failed vote on capital improvement plan leaves Lynchburg’s budget unbalanced and mayor “disappointed” in council. — The (Lynchburg) News & Advance.

Democrat Misty Dawn challenging Republican Del. Joe McNamara. — The Roanoke Times.


Big Ten’s vacated TV slots on ABC-ESPN an opportunity for ACC football. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Public safety:

Law enforcement officials tout investigative network, announce new regional ballistics lab in Salem. — The Roanoke Times.


New mural in downtown Roanoke celebrates Blue Ridge region. — WDBJ-TV.

Splashpad to open Sunday in Abingdon. — Bristol Herald Courier.

Boating safety stressed as season opens at Smith Mountain Lake. — The Roanoke Times.


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