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

Here’s a roundup of top headlines from other news outlets around Southwest and Southside:


Ginni Thomas urges Virginia senators to confirm Youngkin appointee on Board of Education. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

A House-Senate standoff over wages legislation joins to-do list. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Va. Charitable Gaming Board leader resigns as lawmakers split on charity poker. — Virginia Mercury.

Youngkin’s workforce development bill passes House and Senate. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Petersburg casino bill passes Va. House. — Virginia Business.

Rep. Bob Good says he was one of those heckling President Biden during the State of the Union address. — CNN


Halifax County board approves RV park, solar project. — The Gazette-Virginian.

Health care:

Heart institute office set to open in Norton. — The Coalfield Progress.


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