The State Capitol. Photo by Markus Schmidt.

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


Senate advances adjustment to Virginia’s red flag law. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Bill to expand involuntary mental health treatment dies. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Virginia deer hunting bill has no ‘path forward,’ says committee chair. — Virginia Mercury.

Sweet gives ‘State of the County’ address in Pulaski. — Southwest Times.

Bristol enters formal consent decree over landfill issues. — WCYB-TV. (See background story: ‘The Bristol landfill smells so bad the attorney general is suing. Why does it stink so much?’)

DEQ cites Christiansburg for sewer overflows. — The Roanoke Times.


Dominion proposes changes to keep its bid for higher profits on track. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.


Local school divisions short $201 million in aid because of state error. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Once potential fraud, VEC confirms loss of $1.6 billion in identity theft. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.


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