A Dominion Energy solar farm in Powhatan County. Courtesy of Dominion Energy.

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

Economy:

Energix withdraws second solar farm proposal in Franklin County due to public outcry. — The Roanoke Times.

RISE dispensary opens this month in Bristol. — Bristol Herald Courier.

Health care:

Over 20,000 Virginians lose Medicaid coverage a month into unwinding. — Virginia Mercury.

Education:

Va. Board of Education expedites extension of 15,500 teacher licenses. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Weather:

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