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


Ex-DeSantis donor cuts $1 million check for Youngkin’s political action committee. — Politico

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Bedford supervisors review rising solid waste costs, prolonging landfill use is a suggested option. — Lynchburg News and Advance.

Tazewell County facing higher costs for landfill. — Bluefield Daily Progress.


Could Danville Mall be turned into housing? — Chatham Star-Tribune. (See background story: Demand for housing is soaring in Danville.)

Bluefield Monument celebrates 100 years of being in business. — WVVA-TV.


Roanoke College board backs proposal to add football if fundraising campaign hits goal of $1.2 million. — The Roanoke Times.

Hurley High School students return to building for first time since October fire. — WCYB-TV.

Health care:

Halifax leaders react to Sentara’s decision to discontinue labor and delivery services at Halifax hospital. — Halifax Gazette-Virginian.

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Nearly one-third of Methodist churches between Blacksburg and Chattanooga leave in theological split over LGBT issues, with more conservative congregations leaving. — WJHL-TV.


Weather journalist Kevin Myatt tweets: “Mon-Tues dry with chilly AMs (30s-lower 40s) & mild afternoons (mostly 60s) for SW/Sside Va. Wed-Sat will have periods of rain, though details not resolved on when & how much. Might get stuck in 40s/50s with a soaking wet day.”

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