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:


Roanoke commission debates if talent show will prevent gun-related violence. — The Roanoke Times.

Pulaski County sheriff and commonwealth’s attorney, who left Democratic Party last year, running for re-election as Republicans. — The Roanoke Times.

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Virginia, to seek third term in 2024. — Virginia Mercury.

Rep. Morgan Griffith, R-Salem, discusses debt ceiling and gun regulation. — WVVA-TV.


Youngkin says Ford plant that was looking at Pittsylvania County would have been a “Trojan Horse” for China. — Bloomberg.

Amazon launches $35 million data center expansion in Virginia; Northern Virginia legislator says this is aimed at rural areas. — The Washington Post.

Nuclear Regulatory Commission approves design for first small modular nuclear reactor. — The Washington Examiner. (See our background stories on how Gov. Youngkin wants a small modular nuclear reactor in Southwest Virginia).


$100 million gift to launch biotech center at the University of Virginia. — Virginia Business.

Sweet Briar College president, who is stepping down, reflects on her tenure. — Lynchburg News and Advance.

Fired superintendent repays Montgomery County for $55,137. — The Roanoke Times.


Injured Liberty hockey player carried off ice, airlifted to Roanoke. — WDBJ-TV.


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