Briefs: P&HCC to hold in-person commencement. Forest Service to open two campgrounds. Danville Community College to host panel on inclusion.
From elsewhere: Former Roanoke Mayor Bowers to run for council, criticizes Sister City decision. Nottoway supervisors censure fellow supervisor. Bristol looks at Airbnb with casino on the way.
Nine localities in Virginia hit zero, but highest rates are still generally in Southwest and Southside.
Band will be in Rocky Mount on April 19 and in Lynchburg on April 21.
Briefs: Ferrum College holds fundraiser for food-insecure homes. Forest Service to close two trails in Montgomery County for maintenance.
Briefs: Transplant patient who got pig heart from Blacksburg company dies. Daughter of late state Sen. Ben Chafin featured in vaccination ad. Budweiser Clydesdales may not be in Roanoke parade, after all.
Briefs: Lynchburg’s Craddock Terry Hotel now affiliated with Marriott. Junior Achievement seeks volunteers in Roanoke, Salem. Wytheville Community College hosts jamboree March 19.
From elsewhere: Chronic wasting disease found in Floyd County deer. Halifax County to borrow $110 million for new school. New chamber president named for Danville Pittsylvania County.
Sue Ott Rowlands has been provost and vice president at Northern Kentucky and a dean at Virginia Tech.
Briefs: Fralin research is Tech’s first NIH outstanding investigator. Carilion hospitals to relax visitation rules today. Tech professor receives grant to study Lyme disease.