Here are some of the top headlines from other news outlets around Southwest and Southside:
Virginia Tech fundraising tops $1 billion mark. — The Roanoke Times.
Proposed Franklin County solar ordinance delayed following public input. — The Roanoke Times.
Henry County invites Martinsville to join it in supporting voter referendum on reversion. — Martinsville Bulletin and WDBJ-TV.
General Assembly Republican go maskless. — Virginia Mercury.
Hundreds of Halifax County students out with virus. — Halifax Gazette-Virginian
Students, employees sidelined in increasing numbers by virus. — South Boston News & Record
Highland County students, staff are sick and stressed. — The Recorder.
U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine pushes for voting rights. — WSLS-TV.
Youngkin’s pick for transportation secretary says he’s “laser-focused” on weekend snow. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.
Groceries and hardware stores see spike in sales with snow forecast. — Danville Register & Bee.
Chatham Mayor Will Pace named 5th District Republican chairman. — Chatham Star-Tribune.