The State Capitol. Photo by Markus Schmidt.
The State Capitol. Photo by Markus Schmidt.

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


Virginia Medicaid programs poised to receive more funding under budget deal. — Virginia Mercury.

“Virginia is the test case”: Youngkin pushes for G.O.P. takeover this fall. — The New York Times (paywall).

Youngkin borrowed Altria’s jet. No one will say where he went. — VPM.

Updates on southwest Virginia’s Jan. 6 insurrection cases. — WDBJ-TV.


Blue Ridge Rock Festival rocked by severe weather, fierce criticism. — Danville Register & Bee (paywall), (South Boston) News & Record.

Rain doesn’t dampen Rhythm & Roots spirits; attendance rises. — Bristol Herald Courier (paywall).

Public safety:

1 adult dead in Smith Mountain Lake drowning. — WSET-TV.


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