Here are some of the top headlines from other news outlets around Southwest and Southside. Some content may be behind a metered paywall:


Roanoke school officials, city planners debating new Preston Park Elementary location. — The Roanoke Times.

Health care:

Virginia’s mental health hotline one year later. — Virginia Mercury.

Back-to-school vaccine clinics planned throughout Southwest Virginia. — WJHL-TV.


Virginia Highlands Festival keeps focus on arts with local flavor. — Kingsport Times News.

“Small but impactful”: One Amherst County museum shines a light on forgotten history. — WSET-TV.


Roanoke County supervisor candidate McCracken: Christians being ostracized. — The Roanoke Times.

Martinsville and Henry County to host special joint meeting to determine revenue agreement. — WDBJ-TV.


Wise restaurant using robot server to help with staffing issues. — WCYB-TV.


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