Trudy Berry. Courtesy photo.
Trudy Berry. Courtesy photo.

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


Trudy Berry announces write-in bid as a Democrat in 9th Senate District race. — The (Halifax) Gazette-Virginian.

Youngkin’s Parole Board chair to take charge of state prisons. — Richmond Times-Dispatch (paywall).


Virginia schools grapple with teacher shortage as school year begins. — Richmond Times-Dispatch (paywall).


Make-or-break time for promising leaf crop. — (South Boston) News & Record.

Gas prices drop slightly in Roanoke; still higher than last year. — WDBJ-TV.


Tazewell County family grows 1,000-pound pumpkin on their first try. — WVVA-TV.


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