From elsewhere: Bedford supervisors approve tax increase. Del. Glenn Davis resigns, to head Department of Energy. Roanoke hockey team opens championship series.
Jimmie Vaughan to play in Rocky Mount; more . . .
State approves historical markers, including ones for Lexington, Mecklenburg County and Roanoke. Forest Service reschedules volunteer cleanup at Lake Moomaw.
In Lynchburg, Miyares talks ways to reduce crime; more . . .
From elsewhere: Radford City Council exercises option on foundry site. More Dan River visitors come from North Carolina than Virginia. VEC lays off 157.
Biden’s Energy Secretary says Mountain Valley Pipeline is ‘critical infrastructure’; more . . .
Youngkin meets Taiwan’s president. Del. Edmunds pushes for Sentara to keep Halifax labor and delivery unit open. United Salt in Saltville to expand operations.
LewisGale Hospital Alleghany adds new equipment; more . . .
Portion of Blackwater Creek Trail in Lynchburg closed. TAP in Roanoke holds job fair, event for first-time homebuyers.
Danville group names winners of pitch competition
The IdeaFest Pitch Competition hosted by the Launch Place, a Danville-based venture capital fund, drew 79 applications from across the country.
Roanoke Regional Partnership opens registration for talent retention program; more . . .
UVA Wise offers classes for businesses who want to go online. Gainsboro neighborhood report to be presented in Roanoke. Part of Appalachian Trail in Craig County to be closed for a day.
Nearly one-third of Methodist churches west of Blacksburg leave denomination; more . . .
From elsewhere: Ex-DeSantis donor gives Younkgin $1 million. Danville Mall could be turned into housing. Roanoke College board approves football if enough money is raised.
Giles County metal fabrication firm plans expansion; more . . .
Feds award $1 million for mental health and substance abuse services in Mount Rogers region. VCEDA awards grant to marina and campground in Dickenson County. Wise County students plant nearly 1,000 trees on former mine site.
Virginia Tech provost leads delegation to India
Education briefs: . Lynchburg holds Suzuki Festival at City StadiumEmory & Henry now has a scholarship for Christiansburg students. University of Lynchburg names graduation speakers. Roanoke College professor picked for Fulbright.