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


Governor Youngkin announces crime-fighting initiative. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

In related move, Attorney General Miyares seeks more funding for prosecutors. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.


West Virginia newspaper chain buys Grundy weekly that was in danger of closing. — The Rural Blog.

Rack Room Shoes adds second store in Danville. — Danville Register and Bee.

Study finds Richmond and Petersburg could support separate casinos. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

In SCC filing, Dominion Energy proposes new solar projects. — Virginia Business. (Disclosure: Dominion is one of our donors but donors have no say in news decisions; see our policy.)


Grayson County has 100% graduation rate. — WSLS-TV.

No Halifax County schools need to close, superintendent says. — Halifax Gazette-Virginian and South Boston News & Record.

Three students speak to Highland County School Board about bullying. — The Recorder.

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Health care:

Where Covid rates are rising and where they are falling. — Danville Register and Bee.

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The story behind the rescue of beagles from a Cumberland County breeding mill. — The Washington Post.

Wytheville’s Millwald Theatre to open December 9. — Bristol Herald Courier. (For background, see this Cardinal story on small town theaters that are reopening.)


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