Del. Sally Hudson, D-Charlottesville. Courtesy of Ksjfsy.
Del. Sally Hudson, D-Charlottesville. Courtesy of Ksjfsy.

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


Del. Sally Hudson, D-Charlottesville, announces for state Senate; state Sen. Creigh Deeds, now D-Bath County, has also announced his intention to move into that same district. — Charlottesville Daily Progress.

Del. Sam Rasoul, D-Roanoke, wants to lower voting age in local elections to 16. — WSET-TV.

New Montgomery County building for magistrate and court services estimated at $5 million. — The Roanoke Times.

Movie night sponsored by Satanic Temple at Jefferson Forest High School sparks controversy. — Lynchburg News and Advance.

Martinsville police chief to retire. — Martinsville Bulletin.


New United Way CEO named in Lynchburg. — Lynchburg News and Advance.

Portsmouth casino to open Jan. 15. — Virginia Business.

Governor to return to Halifax County on Tuesday for economic development announcement. — Halifax Gazette-Virginian and South Boston News & Record.


Justin Moore coming to Berglund Center. — The Roanoke Times.

Virginia-Virginia Tech game cancelled. — The Roanoke Times.

North Carolina parade death

Suspect charged with driving into Raleigh Christmas parade, killing 11-year-old, was from Bedford County. — WSLS-TV and WSET-TV.