Here are some of the top headlines from other news outlets around Southwest and Southside:
Developers of Microsoft site in Mecklenburg County found graves in the woods. Authorities then helped erase the historical Black cemetery. — Pro Publica.
Proposed Montgomery County cigarette tax gets support. — The Roanoke Times.
Special election set for January 10 to fill seat of the late Del. Ronnie Campbell, R-Rockbridge County. So far, only candidate is his widdow, Ellen Campbell. — Lynchburg News and Advance.
Danville completes first master plan for children and youth. — Danville Register and Bee.
4th District Republicans again nominate Leon Benjamin; he beats out two other candidates, including former Mecklenburg County School Board Chair Dale Sturdifen. Democrats will nominate their candidate Tuesday. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.
Former Virginia First Lady Jinx Holton, widow of Linwood Holton, dies at 97. — The Washington Post.
Gov. Glenn Youngkin visits Buchanan County mine. — WJHL-TV.
Police chief of Broadnax dies in crash. — WSLS-TV and WSET-TV.
Contractors grading Southern Virginia Mega Site in Pittsylvania County run into bedrock, cost rises from $3 million to $3.7 million. — Danville Register and Bee.
Randolph College announces new graduate theater program. — Lynchburg News and Advance.
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