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.