Screenshot of Gov. Glenn Youngkin speaking at the Axxor announcement in Pittysylvania County. From River City TV.

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


Cody Rush, son of former Del. Nick Rush, runs for Montgomery County clerk. — The Roanoke Times.

Danville area Democrats criticize Gov. Youngkin for scuttling Ford plant that might have gone to Pittsylvania County. — Danville Register and Bee. (See background story.)

Democratic delegates blast Youngkin over Ford plant decision. — Virginia Business.

Bill to cut early voting from 45 days to 14 days advances in House. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Bill to track costs of monitoring diversity at state colleges is killed by Senate panel. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Senate panel kills bill by state Sen. Steve Newman, R-Bedford County, and others to de-link Virginia’s emissions standards from California’s. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Senate panel blocks campaign finance bills. — Virginia Mercury.

Citizens group hails Miyares for suing Bristol over landfill stench. — WJHL-TV.


Franklin County creates online job board. — WSET-TV.

Visible construction underway at Bristol casino. — WCYB-TV.

Health care:

Most of Roanoke and Alleghany health districts in ‘red zone’ for COVID. — WSET-TV.


FloydFest adds four more bands to line-up. — WDBJ-TV and WSLS-TV.


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