Here are some of the top headlines from other news outlets around Southwest and Southside:
Rep. Morgan Griffith, R-Salem, issues statement to explain vote against semiconductor bill. — WSET-TV.
Buckingham County solar facility may face fines. — The Farmville Herald.
Hemp company opens for business in Highland County. — The Recorder.
Ballad Health announces pay increase for nurses. — WCYB-TV.
At least 8 dead across state line in Kentucky. — WJHL-TV.
Pound family recounts rescue from flooding. — WCYB-TV.
Numerous roads in Dickenson closed. — WCYB-TV.
Southern Virginia Higher Education Center shows off new Center of Nursing Excellence. — (Halifax) Gazette-Virginian.
Halifax County chooses Richmond contractor for new high school. — South Boston News & Record.
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New cases of covid are six times higher now than they were a year ago. — Bristol Herald Courier.
Galax has highest covid rate in Virginia. — The Galax Gazette.
Lynchburg General Hospital ranked seventh in Virginia. — WSET-TV.
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Martinsville Speedway to remove some seats and replace with grassy areas. — Martinsville Bulletin.
FlodyFest begins final year at current site; it’s moving. — WSLS-TV.