Here are some of the top headlines from other news outlets around Southwest and Southside:
Politics and government:
Campbell County School Board reviews resolution to “condemn” critical race theory. — Lynchburg News and Advance.
Jury trial begins in property compensation dispute with Mountain Valley Pipeline. — The Roanoke Times
State budget stalemate affects school plans. — Bristol Herald Courier.
82 laid off at Korona Candles in Dublin. — Southwest Times.
Southwest Virginia covid rate lowest since July; but Southwest had state’s highest death rate. — WJHL-TV.
Halifax schools lift bus, employee mask rules. — South Boston News & Record.
Fairy Stone State Park expects busy season. — Martinsville Bulletin.
Virginia’s only safe home for children who have been trafficked and exploited opens in Roanoke. — WDBJ-TV.