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


Gov. Glenn Youngkin demands role in hiring next community college chancellor. — Richmond Times-Dispatch. (For background, see “10 questions for the next community college chancellor.”)

Senate committee votes down study of using Catawba Hospital for substance abuse treatment. — The Roanoke Times. (For background, see “the class that wrote a bill.”)

General Assembly agrees to end ban on Sunday hunting on public lands; House version sponsored by Del. Jim Edmunds, R-Halifax County. — Virginia Mercury.

JROTC in jeopardy in Henry County. — Martinsville Bulletin.

Halifax County School pay increases run into questions. — South Boston News & Record.

Dan Moy, who is challenging Rep. Bob Good for Republican nomination for 5th District, campaigns in Halifax County. — Halifax Gazette-Virginian.


Pulaski County has a new welding lab for students. — WSLS-TV.

Bristol casino director talks about what’s next. — WJHL-TV.


Covid numbers in region continue rapid decline. — Martinsville Bulletin.


Bedford County organization works to provide aid for Ukrainian refugees. — Lynchburg News and Advance.