‘As well as’ cannot usually replace ‘and’. See how it works here.
Linking words takeaways
‘In case of’ might not have the meaning you think it has – see the issues it causes here.
Avoid using ‘on the contrary’ as a linking word – it is only used in very specific circumstances.
Honestly I would avoid both ‘moreover’ and ‘besides’ as linking words. Find out why.
How to use ‘according to’.