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


Richmond Fed president urges the need to be nimble after rate increase. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Appalachian Power requests another rate increase. — The Roanoke Times.

Virginia sports wagering declined during February. — Bristol Herald Courier.

USDA inspection allows Ferrum farm to provide farm to table meat to customers. — The Roanoke Times.

Local government:

More attend second Roanoke gun violence meeting, youth curfew unpopular. — The Roanoke Times.


CVCC continues efforts to add skilled workers during labor shortages. — The (Lynchburg) News & Advance.


Female Afghan veterans work toward a fresh start in Blacksburg. — The Roanoke Times.

Lynchburg event celebrates Vietnam-era veterans, 50 years since POW’s release. — The (Lynchburg) News & Advance.

Health care:

Carilion’s Bridge evolves from experiment to model opioid treatment program. — The Roanoke Times.


Ex-Va. governors McDonnell, Allen at Amherst event optimistic of GOP’s outlook in state elections. — The (Lynchburg) News & Advance.


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