Clifton Middle School. Courtesy of Alleghany Highlands Public Schools.
Clifton Middle School. Courtesy of Alleghany Highlands Public Schools.

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


Alleghany Highlands Public Schools prepares for consolidation plan with Covington. — WDBJ-TV.

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to speak at Liberty University Convocation. — WSLS-TV.

Virginia Tech’s Sands: Amazon layoffs have ‘no immediate impact’ on school’s Innovation Campus. — The Roanoke Times.


Youngkin appoints Tennessee schools official as new state superintendent. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Former state superintendent gets settlement equal to year of salary. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Youngkin taps executive as new head of Department of Motor Vehicles. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Health care:

Richmond’s UNOS loses monopoly on organ transplantation. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

New Sovah Health-Danville CEO gives update on upcoming ER renovations, takes heat from council. — Danville Register & Bee.

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Local government:

Lynchburg native hired as new Pittsylvania County administrator. — Chatham Star Tribune.


Job growth stalls as unemployment rises in Southside region. — Mecklenburg Sun.


Trampled by Turtles to rock The Cameo Theater on April 19. — Bristol Herald Courier.


Cardinal News executive editor Dwayne Yancey talks Virginia’s migration trends on the Cardinal News Update — Blue Ridge PBS.


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