The State Capitol. Photo by Markus Schmidt.

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


Facing $25 billion price tag, bid to help Virginia cities and counties build schools dies. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Senate panel: Guardians must see incapacitated charges 3 times a year. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Va. might create religious exemption allowing gun background checks without photo ID. — Virginia Mercury.


Axton solar to be operational by end of the year. — Danville Register & Bee.

Virginia Department of Historic Resources hosts public hearing over expanding Lynchburg’s Lower Basin Historic District. — The (Lynchburg) News & Advance.

Virginians feeling the heat of high utility bills this winter. — Virginia Mercury.


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