Jan. 6, 2021, at the U.S. Capitol. Photo courtesy of Tyler Merbler.

Here are some of the top headlines from other news outlets around Virginia. Some content may be behind a metered paywall:


Two Roanoke men charged in Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riots. — The Roanoke Times (paywall).

Activists, candidates, parents call for LGBTQ+ support amid state elections. — Richmond Times-Dispatch (paywall).

Health care:

Over 60,000 Virginians used Easy Enrollment in medical assistance program’s first year. — Virginia Mercury.

Virginia experiencing outbreak of disease that causes meningitis. — Richmond Times-Dispatch (paywall).

Virginia sees spike in children admitted to ER after consuming hemp products. — Richmond Times-Dispatch (paywall).


Bristol Rhythm owners aim to unite Tri-Cities through soccer. — Bristol Herald Courier (paywall).

Virginia Tech implementing clear bag policy ahead of season opener. — WDBJ-TV.


Flood resilience “roadmap” unveiled for Southside Virginia region. — (South Boston) News & Record.


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