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

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


Hemp bills divide medical associations, industry members. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

State revenues soften, but beat projections; Youngkin urges tax cuts. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Public hearing on carbon market withdrawal spurs sharp criticism. — Virginia Mercury.


Fenway Sports Group agrees to sell Salem Red Sox to Diamond Baseball Holdings. — The Roanoke Times.


New farmers market coming to Smith Mountain Lake. — The (Lynchburg) News & Advance.

Health care:

Major regional health groups drop mask requirements. — WDBJ-TV.

Virginia expanded dental coverage under Medicaid — but not enough dentists accept it. — Virginia Mercury.


Not insane but mentally ill: Giles County murder case explores new legal territory. — The Roanoke Times.


Randolph College to roll out new academic programs. — The (Lynchburg) News & Advance.


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