Wednesday's top stories:
- The Tulsa Public Schools Board of Education voted early Wednesday morning to allow students up to the 5th grade to return to in-person classes by the end of November.
- Mayor G.T. Bynum says the city is considering additional measures beyond the mask mandate to address rising COVID-19 cases.
- Local officials are stressing the importance of the flu vaccine even more this year, urging Tulsans to get their shots to help keep hospital capacity from spiraling out of control.