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


COVID cases are rising in Virginia, but restrictions unlikely to return. — Richmond Times-Dispatch (paywall).


Hotel revenue still up, but shows signs of softening. — Virginia Business (paywall).

Virginia reinstates almost 45,000 people to Medicaid programs to fix eligibility glitch. — Richmond Times-Dispatch (paywall).

Danville council votes to forbid collective bargaining for municipal employees. — Danville Register & Bee (paywall).

New plant celebrates opening near Bluefield. — Bluefield Daily Telegraph.

Halifax County planners give thumbs down to solar project. — (South Boston) News & Record.


Source: JMU agrees to move Virginia Tech football game back a year, to 2026. — Richmond Times-Dispatch (paywall).


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