Here are some of the top headlines around Southwest and Southside:
All Afghan refugees at Fort Lee near Petersburg resettled but 7,000 remain at Fort Pickett in Nottoway County. — Richmond Times-Dispatch
Warner says infrastructure act means more money for I-81 and broadband. — The Roanoke Times
State approves Mountain Gateway as new name for Dabney S. Lancaster Community College. — The Lexington News-Gazette and WSLS-TV
Centra terminates five in wake of vaccine policy mandate. — Chatham Star-Tribune. That’s 0.52% of workforce — WSLS-TV Centra Health reports small number of resignations, firings over vaccine mandate. — Lynchburg News & Advance.
Mask issue halts Buckingham County School Board meeting. — Farmville Herald
Halifax supervisors OK solar project. — South Boston News & Record and The Gazette-Virginian
Rep. Bob Good, R-Campbell County, gets answers on conditions at Fort Pickett. — WSET-TV
Second lawsuit filed by opponents of proposed wind farm in Botetourt County. — The Roanoke Times.
Low prices for hemp sour some Southside producers on coming legal marijuana market. — South Boston News & Record
Charlotte County supervisors table proposed cigarette tax. — The Charlotte Gazette
Crewe officials rescind their civility policy as too heavy-handed. — Blackstone Courier-Record
Clifton Forge mayor supports mayor despite accusations. — The Recorder.
Russell County school superintendent to retire. — WCYB-TV
Four more nominees for redistricting special master sent to Virginia Supreme Court. — Richmond Times-Dispatch
Martinsville City Council seeks to dispel myths about reversion to town status. — Martinsville Bulletin.
The Homestead unveils Virginia Wine Experience. — The Recorder.
Bedford libraries offering at-home covid test kits. — Lynchburg News & Advance.