The biggest project funded is the White Mill redevelopment in Danville. Other projects funded include those in South Boston, Blackstone, Galax, Kenbridge, St. Paul, Buena Vista, Pennington Gap, Tazewell, Patrick County, Pulaski County, Charlotte County and Botetourt County.
VCEDA grant will be used to fix roof at Visitors Center at Breaks Interstate Park. Basketball tournament in Alleghany County postponed after frozen water pipes break.
From elsewhere: Fatback Soul Shack in Christiansburg to close. Holston Conference Methodists set meeting where some churches could leave. Flu rate remains high.
From elsewhere: Behavioral health center in Abingdon can’t open for lack of staff. New Forest Service guidelines could clear way for Mountain Valley Pipeline. Youngkin wants more hemp regulation.
Updated Monday, 12:45 p.m. Utility says power restoration is ahead of schedule. Biggest remaining outages are in Franklin County, Lynchburg and Roanoke County.
Institute for Advanced Learning and Research raises $17,745 for charity. Danville cancels Friday’s light show.
Other projects funded would support training a workforce for autonomous vehicles in the Roanoke and New River valleys, to increase the number of welders in the Roanoke Valley, and for business parks connected to airports in Lynchburg and the Shenandoah Valley.
From elsewhere: Deeds switches position on assault rifles. McClellan wins Democratic nomination for Congress. Halifax planners approve solar farm and meat processor.
Mill Mountain Theatre production resumes after COVID outbreak. Governor orders flags lowered for Brodnax police chief. Warner, Kaine announce federal funding for homeless veterans. Griffith announces services academy nominations. Farm Credit of the Virginias donates to Virginia charities.
Tech professor named fellow of National Academy of Inventors. Virginia Tech researchers win award for drone research.