Gov. Glenn Youngkin speaks in Bristol at the Cardinal News Speaker Series. Photo Credit: Earl Neikirk/Neikirk Image.
Gov. Glenn Youngkin speaks in Bristol at the Cardinal News Speaker Series. Photo Credit: Earl Neikirk/Neikirk Image.

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


Gov. Glenn Youngkin to propose $350 million for site development. — Virginia Business. (See Cardinal’s background stories: “Seven factors that are driving economic development in Virginia” and “Site Selection names Virginia No. 1. Does Youngkin deserve credit?

Montgomery County supervisors table rezoning decision on development that would add 201 units. — The Roanoke Times.

Longtime Roanoke Valley Republican activist Ronkeith Adkins dies. — The Roanoke Times.

Appomattox attorney Kevin Blair announces he will seek Republican nomination for House of Delegates; district covers Appomattox, Buckingham, Cumberland and parts of Fluvanna, Goochland, Louisa and Prince Edward counties. District has no incumbent. Other candidates include former U.S. Rep. Tom Garrett and Jennie Wood. — Appomattox Times-Virginian and WSET-TV.

U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pennsylvania, introduces bill to greenlight Mountain Valley Pipeline; similar to legislation previously proposed by U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-West Virginia. — CBS and WDBJ-TV. (See Cardinal’s background story: “Why Manchin’s pipeline deal is in jeopardy.”)


As methane levels rise, Roanoke Gas and Mountain Valley Pipeline respond; pipeline plans to fund methane abatement program in Buchanan County. — The Roanoke Times.


Danville School Board sets rule that only board chair can speak to media even though all members are elected by voters. — Danville Register and Bee.

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Washington County deputy-in-training killed himself after encounter with police in California case that left family dead. — WJHL-TV.

Police renew interest in unsolved 1983 case of two slain convenience store workers in Bland County. — Bluefield Daily Telegraph.


70 cats seized from deteriorating farmhouse in Meadows of Dan. — The Roanoke Times.

Coastal Carolina coach to become new football coach at Liberty. — Lynchburg News and Advance.


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