Here are some of the top headlines from other news outlets around Southwest and Southside:
Youngkin sends handwritten apology to Speaker Pelosi for his remarks about attack on her husband. — CNN.
Patrick County School Board meets in mysterious six-hour closed session, no action announced. — Martinsville Bulletin.
Why a firebrand Virginia Republican says it’s time to divorce Trump. — Virginia Mercury.
Catherine Read leads race for Fairfax mayor (she’s from Galax and grew up in the Roanoke Valley). — The Washington Post.
Work continues on Bristol’s stinky landfill. — Bristol Now.
Roanoke County names new police chief. — The Roanoke Times.
Randy Foley pulls ahead of John Saunders for final spot on Salem City Council; still some votes outstanding that could make the difference. — WDBJ-TV.
Vinton names economic development specialist. — WSET-TV.
Bath County supervisors vote to establish county’s first child care facility. — WDBJ-TV. (Bath had been only county in Virginia without child care, see this background story we published earlier this year.)
Texas Roadhouse is eyeing Danville location. — Chatham Star Tribune.
James Madison University receives $5 million gift, largest cash gift in school history, for scholarships and entrepreneurship programs. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.
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