Here are some of the top headlines from other news outlets around Southwest and Southside:
Amtrak ridership increases in Virginia. — The (Fredericksburg) Free Lance-Star.
After legislative limbo, $6M in federal funding for Virginia farmers and food banks released. — Virginia Mercury.
Virginia to ease degree requirements for state jobs. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.
Appalachian Power to face new regulatory system. — Virginia Mercury.
“Unborn sanctuary” ordinance debated in Grayson County. — Galax Gazette.
Dems try to strip pipeline permits; Good accuses Speaker of “surrender.” — Richmond Times-Dispatch.
Virginia bags biggest spring turkey harvest ever. — Virginia Mercury.
Roanoke College AD job “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity” for Pulaski County grad Curtis Campbell. — The Roanoke Times.
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