Screenshot of Gov. Glenn Youngkin addressing the legislature.
Screenshot of Gov. Glenn Youngkin addressing the legislature.

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


Gov. Glenn Youngkin halted Virginia’s efforts to recruit Ford battery plant out of fears it would be operated by Chinese company. — Virginia Mercury.

Does an election denier now oversee Roanoke’s elections? — The Roanoke Times.

House committee, on party line vote, passes bill to give breaks to big electric users. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Del. Danny Marshall, R-Danville, to seek funding for Gretna library and whitewater feature in Danville. — Chatham Star-Tribune.

Community group raises money to monitor stink from Bristol landfill. — WCYB-TV.


Albemarle, Amherst, Bedford, Campbell, Fluvanna, Louisa and Nelson counties have shortages of livestock veterinarians, study shows. — Halifax Gazette-Virginian.

SOVA Innovation Hub in South Boston to get a second building. — South Boston News & Record.


Roanoke schools plan for enrollment decline in upcoming budget. — The Roanoke Times.

Campbell County approves $50 million budget for Brookville High School renovations. — Lynchburg News and Advance.

Christiansburg Town Council votes to cut funding for school resource officers, says Montgomery County should pay for them. — WDBJ-TV.


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