The State Capitol. Photo by Markus Schmidt.

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


Va. lawmakers push bipartisan effort to reinvigorate electric utility commission. — Virginia Mercury.

Miyares says it is too late to prosecute former parole board chief. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Green Book legislation passes Virginia House. — Virginia Mercury.

Town of Pound has paid off its debts, official says. — The Coalfield Progress.

Democrats: Too many stuck in temporary detention orders, too little for mental health funding. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.


Company that inspects the Mountain Valley Pipeline has conflict of interest. — The Roanoke Times.

Bedford County officials ponder creating tourism zone. — The (Lynchburg) News & Advance.

EMPOWER fiber project almost complete in Charlotte County. — The Charlotte Gazette.


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