East Lothian crime: Youths reported by police after break-ins and alcohol thefts at Musselburgh racecourse – Edinburgh Evening News

Crimestoppers reveal shocking scale of youth violence in Scotland as 33,000 kids come forward – Daily Record

Will Yousaf come to regret his council tax freeze? – The Spectator

Warning Scotland’s first heroin ‘fix room’ could spark an influx of addicts – The Sun

Healthcare-acquired infections in Dumfries and Galloway at “extremely concerning” level – Daily Record

Lisa Cameron, SNP MP who defected to Tories, ‘forced into hiding’ – The Guardian

SNP accused of hypocrisy after accepting sponsorship from gas giant despite party’s net zero policies – Daily Mail

Teacher recruitment in Scotland branded ‘brutal’ as schools struggle to fill science roles – Daily Record

The statistics which point to a deepening crisis for NHS Scotland ahead of winter – The Scotsman

Edinburgh to host supercomputer system that may advance medicine, AI and energy – The Independent