Here are some of the top headlines from other news outlets around Southwest and Southside:
Google will invest $300 million in computer science education in Virgnia; includes programs at all 23 community colleges and five higher education centers. — Richmond Times-Dispatch and Virginia Business.
Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Virginia, says President Biden’s steel requirement could be boon for metallurgical coal in Southwest Virginia. — Bluefield Daily Telegraph.
Mayor and vice mayor deliver State of the City addresses in Lynchburg. — Lynchburg News and Advance.
Danville wants to expand public art. — Danville Register and Bee.
Halifax County discusses future of some elementary schools. — Halifax Gazette-Virginian.
Hard Rock Bristol president gives update on casino. — WCYB-TV.
Centra says COVID hospitalizations are now “below two.” — WSET-TV