Indoor cultivation of cannabis, the preferred term for marijuana. Courtesy of Plantlady223.

Here are some of the top headlines from other news outlets around Virginia:


House panel kills Republican bill on marijuana retail market, likely dooming effort for this year. — Virginia Mercury.

Senate panel sends bill by state Sen. David Suetterlein, R-Roanoke County, that would prohibit campaign fundraising during special sessions back to committee, likely dooming it. — The Roanoke Times.

Governor Youngkin asks General Assembly to fill school aid expectation gap after error leaves localities short. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Attorney General Miyares says he opposing prosecuting women seeking abortions. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Petersburg casino bills advance, now headed to money committees. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Mecklenburg planners back solar permitting reforms after calling out deficiencies. — The Mecklenburg Sun.

Town of South Hill must turn over two documents, judge rules. — Halifax Gazette-Virginian.

U.S. Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine, both D-Virginia, push Congress to lift deadline for Equal Rights Amendment. — WSET-TV.


Radford University and the city join together to create economic development center. — The Roanoke Times.


Averett University adds men’s volleyball. — Danville Register and Bee.

Elk hunting applications now open. — WCYB-TV.


Billy Idol and Bret Michaels (formerly of Poison) to perform in Bristol. — WCYB-TV and WJHL-TV.