Here are some of the top headlines from other news outlets around Southwest and Southside:
Former Del. Joseph Yost, R-Giles County, charged with four counts of embezzling from his former employer, the Giles County Historical Society. — The Roanoke Times
List of covid cases, quarantines by school system. — WSLS-TV.
LewisGate Hospital-Pulaski sees “continual flow” of covid patients. — Southwest Times
Covid cases rise in Dan River Region but likely undercount true number. — Danville Register & Bee.
Ballad Health says 97% of those on ventilators for covid haven’t been vaccinated. — WJHL-TV.
What to know about Gov.-elect Glenn Youngkin’s new medical adviser. — Virginia Mercury.
Attempt to rescind plans to build new high school in Halifax County fails. — Halifax Gazette-Virginian.
New LGBTQ non-profit aims to bring Pride to Southwest. — Roanoke Rambler.
Slemp Foundation donates $1.5 million to build 1,000 seat-amphitheater at Mountain Empire Community College. — Norton Coalfield Progress.
Danville Fire Department now carrying Narcan on fire trucks. — WSET-TV.