Here are some of the top headlines around Southwest and Southside:
Rural surge carried Glenn Youngkin to victory. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.
Central Virginia voters help fuel record turnout. — Lynchburg News & Advance.
Vote count correction changes results in Christiansburg town council election. — The Roanoke Times.
Final results: Pittsylvania County sales tax question failed by 23 votes. — Danville Register & Bee.
Parties recommend six candidates to Virginia Supreme Court as “special masters” for redistricting. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.
Vinton renovates and revamps. — The Roanoke Times.
Randolph College’s new curriculum off to smooth start. — Lynchburg News & Advance.
Martinsville city council approves reversion ordinance on first reading. — Martinsville Bulletin.
Danville restaurants still having trouble finding workers. — Danville Register & Bee.
Rep. Bob Good, R-Campbell County, asks Gov.-elect Youngkin to fight vaccine mandates. — WSET-TV.
Covid case levels in Dan River Region fall to what they were a year ago. — Danville Register & Bee.
Two-time national flatpicking champion from Radford loses leg due to covid. — The Roanoke Times.
Abingdon places first in USA Today’s Best Small Town Food Scene contest. — USA Today.