Terry Hill Jr. (in cap) and his family at Massie Mobile Home Park. Photo by Sarah Rupp.

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


Judge dismisses suit brought by tenants about water cut-off at Montgomery County trailer park. — The Roanoke Times. (See background stories: “Mobile home park residents in Montgomery County sue new owner over water shutoff” and “A hedge fund-linked company bought a trailer park. Many residents were told to pay hundreds or be evicted.“)

Lynchburg area delegates give their perspective on upcoming General Assembly session. — Lynchburg News and Advance.

State Sen. Travis Hackworth, R-Tazewell County, says he supports life at conception bill and drone regulation. — WVVA-TV.

What will Rep. Bob Good’s opposition to Speaker Kevin McCarthy mean? — Richmond Times-Dispatch.


Central Virginia Community College receives funding to support student parents. — Lynchburg News and Advance.

Council High School in Buchanan County suffered burst water pipes over Christmas Eve freeze; students moved to elementary/middle school. — WCYB-TV. Of note: Other schools suffered similar damage — in Alleghany County, Highland County and Lynchburg.

Health care:

Roanoke Valley hospitals and college work to remedy nursing shortage. — The Roanoke Times. (See background story: “National nursing shortage highlights challenges of expanding nursing programs.“)

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Law enforcement:

Police investigate arrival of more homeless people in Martinsville. — Martinsville Bulletin.


Lyric Theatre in St. Paul officially re-opens. — WCYB-TV.


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