The State Capitol. Photo by Markus Schmidt.

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


Bills limiting abortion access defeated in Virginia Senate committee. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

House gatekeepers clear bill to crack down on false calls to police. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

As Republicans tout Parole Board report, some Democrats see ‘a whole lot of nothing’. — Virginia Mercury.

Virginia House votes to repeal Clean Cars law. — Virginia Mercury.

Ally compromises on governor’s push for $200M in transportation funds. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Warner, Spanberger warn about Chinese Communist Party influence. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Virginia hospitals have to publish their prices. Would lawsuits compel them to obey? — Richmond Times-Dispatch.


Major travel and truck stop proposed on I-81 in Montgomery County. — The Roanoke Times.

Henry County awarded nearly $1 million for sewer upgrades. — Martinsville Bulletin.


Former dean, Liberty University clash in $20M lawsuit. — The (Lynchburg) News & Advance.


$14 million settlement reached in Roanoke hepatitis A outbreak. — The Roanoke Times.


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