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 councilman’s proposed policy on government culture, hiring draws fire from public and fellow city council members. — WSET-TV.

Public comments continue on Confederate monument in Amherst. — The (Lynchburg) News & Advance.


Roanoke’s tree canopy fell nearly in half over the last decade. City leaders are now trying to restore it. — Roanoke Rambler.

“Forever chemical” found in Smith Mountain Lake. — The Roanoke Times.


Virginia on track to get rid of stillbirth certificate fee. — Virginia Mercury.

Roanoke LOA receives a grant for a new outdoor fitness center. — WDBJ-TV.


Federal regulators give permission for Mountain Valley Pipeline to restart construction. — WDBJ-TV.


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