Here are some of the top headlines from other news outlets around Southwest and Southside:
Judge vacates federal OK for Virginia Medicaid rule. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.
More deaths, more secrecy, under Youngkin’s jail board. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.
In Lynchburg, Youngkin signs swatting bill at site of multiple false calls. — The (Lynchburg) News & Advance.
Virginia schools increasingly eye weapons detectors to keep firearms out of buildings. — Virginia Mercury.
Lynchburg city leaders looking for solutions to end ongoing violent acts. — WDBJ-TV.
Baby wild ponies are vanishing from Grayson Highlands State Park. — WSET-TV.
Bedford board petitions Gov. Youngkin to declare county disaster area due to drought. — The (Lynchburg) News & Advance (paywall).
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