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.
Grayson County has 100% graduation rate. — WSLS-TV.
Three students speak to Highland County School Board about bullying. — The Recorder.
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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.)