Virginia State Capitol
The state Capitol. Photo by Markus Schmidt.

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


Virginia Senate backs Stanley’s broadband bill. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Deeds pulled his ranked choice voting bill from Senate committee. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Most gun storage bills appear doomed in Virginia General Assembly. — Virginia Mercury.

House panel expands legislative role in transportation funding under Youngkin plan. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Paid family leave is moving, after years of effort, in the assembly. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Dominion disputes SCC analysis of its regulatory change proposal. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.


Town of Wise will form economic development authority. — The Coalfield Progress.

Blue Ridge Parkway planning partnerships with neighboring communities. — Galax Gazette.

Hitting the bottle: Inflation takes its toll on Virginia wine country. — The (Charlottesville) Daily Progress.


Rock legends Billy Idol and Bret Michaels to perform in downtown Bristol. — WCYB-TV.


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