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. Some content may be behind a metered paywall:


Ousted Lynchburg registrar sues two members of city’s electoral board. — Richmond Times-Dispatch. (See our background stories: “Lynchburg Electoral Board ousts registrar in what Democrats say is political move” and “Amid controversy, Lynchburg Electoral Board hires new registrar.”)

Pittsylvania County electoral board sets about replacing registrar. — Chatham Star-Tribune.

Railroads sue to block Virginia broadband bill; bill’s sponsors were state Sen. Bill Stanley, R-Franklin County, and Del. Chris Head, R-Botetourt County– Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Ahead of new age verification law, Pornhub blocks access in Virginia. — Virginia Mercury.

Bedford County supervisors support business-class hotel near D-Day Memorial. — Lynchburg News & Advance.

Health care:

Bedford council approves permit for new crisis center facility. — The (Lynchburg) News & Advance.

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Virginia’s May sports wagering exceeds $400M. — Bristol Herald Courier.

Bristol Casino serves 1.2 million in its first year. — Bristol Herald Courier.


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