Bristol's landfill. Courtesy of city of Bristol, Virginia.
Bristol's landfill. Courtesy of City of Bristol, Virginia.

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


Bristol City Council approves $10 million closure bid on old 1990s landfill. — Bristol Herald Courier (paywall).

State revenues up, but business tax refunds still cloud forecast. — Richmond Times-Dispatch (paywall).

Former Speaker Filler-Corn to run for Congress, not governor. — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Health care:

Halfway through unwinding, 15% of Virginia Medicaid enrollees have lost coverage. — Virginia Mercury.


Few school divisions have submitted plans for Youngkin’s tutoring initiative. — Richmond Times-Dispatch (paywall).


Broadband construction in Patrick County to begin in February. — Martinsville Bulletin (paywall).

Public safety:

Roanoke Gun Violence Prevention Commission responds to council’s membership queries. — The Roanoke Times (paywall).


Crimean family escapes Russia’s invasion of Ukraine to discover a warm welcome in Halifax County. — The (Halifax) Gazette-Virginian.


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