If he decided to run, the senator from Augusta would face Head in GOP primary.
Also on Tuesday: Democrats defeat proposal that called for a statewide repeal of the many drop-off locations for the return of absentee ballots.
Majority also want budget surplus to be spent on education, public safety and social services, according to the Wason Center for Civic Leadership survey.
Budget amendment also includes $1 million for Catawba Hospital study and $15.7 million for life sciences labs in Roanoke and New River valleys.
Legislative action comes after initiative by Del. Will Morefield, R-Tazewell County.
The Republican delegate from Botetourt will run in the newly drawn 3rd District.
An inventory of legislation by lawmakers from Southwest Virginia at the midpoint of the 2022 General Assembly session.
Freshman legislator from Patrick County talks about his approach to his first session.
Freshman legislator from Giles County talks about the things that have surprised him during his first session.
Proposal by Del. Marie March seeks to overturn gun control legislation passed by Democrats in 2020.