Gov. Glenn Youngkin. Courtesy of Appalachian School of Law.

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


Drug court opens in Martinsville and Henry County. — Martinsville Bulletin.

Supervisor candidates in Franklin County speak at forum. — The Franklin News-Post.


Halifax County receives proposal for 1,000-acre solar farm — South Boston News & Record.

Proposed solar project in town of Halifax moves forward. — South Boston News & Record.

Unnamed tenant signs on to help develop Danville’s White Mill project. — Danville Register and Bee.

Women’s clothing store Aerie opens at River Ridge Mall. — Lynchburg News and Advance and WSET-TV.


Implementation of Youngkin administration’s transgender policy pushed back 30 days. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Danville School Board candidates respond to questions. — Chatham Star Tribune.

Education summit kicks off at Radford University. — The Roanoke Times and WSLS-TV.

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New trail center planned for High Bridge State Park. — The Farmville Herald.

Moneta Lions Club disbands. — Smith Mountain Eagle.

Giles County restaurant to be featured on America’s Best Restaurant. — WSLS-TV.


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