Here are some of the top headlines from other news outlets around Southwest and Southside:

Mobile covid units are part of Health Department’s effort to reach rural areas. — Lynchburg News & Advance.

Covid spread rampant in Henry County schools. — Martinsville Bulletin.

Sovah Health curtailing elective surgeries for two weeks. — Martinsville Bulletin.

Three freshman Republicans — Jason Ballard of Giles County, Marie March of Floyd County, Wren Williams of Patrick County — say they’re ready for first General Assembly session. — The Roanoke Times.

Dan River Region legislators weigh in on masks, other issues. — Danville Register & Bee.

Southwest legislators facing new political landscape in Richmond. — Bristol Herald Courier.

Legal fights continue over Mountain Valley Pipeline with no end in sight. — The Roanoke Times.

Supporters rally for doctor who was dismissed from hospital. — Martinsville Bulletin.

Gretna Theatre to close. — Chatham Star-Tribune.

Abingdon sports complex on track to open in April. — WCYB-TV.