Here are some of the top headlines from other news outlets around Virginia. Some content may be behind a metered paywall:
Halifax County planners give thumbs-down to solar project. — (South Boston) News & Record.
64 housing units proposed in Bath County. — The Recorder (paywall).
Food City to pay $44.5 million in Tennessee opioid settlement. — WJHL-TV.
Oliver Anthony, “Rich Men North of Richmond” singer, signs deal. — The Farmville Herald (paywall).
Blue Ridge Rock Festival attendees still plagued by gastrointestinal illness, health department says. — Rolling Stone (paywall).
Source of “forever chemical” in Roanoke River to pay $1 billion settlement. — The Roanoke Times (paywall).
Amherst supervisors OK meals tax hike to support high school work, future needs. — The (Lynchburg) News & Advance (paywall).
Marking a first, teenagers approved as student representatives on Danville School Board. — Danville Register & Bee (paywall).
Bedford board petitions Gov. Youngkin to declare county disaster area due to drought. — The (Lynchburg) News & Advance (paywall).
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