Here are round-up of headlines from around Southwest and Southside:
The Afghan refugees being temporarily housed at Fort Pickett have provoked a cultural divide in the nearby town of Blackstone. — The Washington Post.
Sovah-Health Danville has lost 40% of its nurses since the start of the year. — Danville Register and Bee.
At least one death linked to Danville preschool facility. — Danville Register and Bee.
Some fans at Blue Ridge Rock Festival in Pittsylvania County have come down with covid. — Danville Register and Bee.
Virus cases plummet after mask mandates. — Bristol Herald Courier.
Prince Edward County supervisors vote to fund broadband project. — The Farmville Herald.
Virginia Tech computer policy could violate students’ free speech rights, judge rules. — The Roanoke Times.
Why Democrats should be worried about Virginia’s governor’s race. — CNN