From elsewhere: Virginia ABC: Vodka is Virginia’s best-selling spirit. Smith Mountain Lake residents share discontent with Appalachian Power’s shoreline plan. Utility regulators suspend Dominion’s rules for connecting solar projects to grid.
Buchanan County chamber seeks Hall of Fame, volunteer award nominations. Youngkin announces state board appointments.
From elsewhere: Activists, candidates, parents call for LGBTQ+ support amid state elections. Virginia experiencing outbreak of disease that causes meningitis. Virginia Tech implementing clear bag policy ahead of season opener.
Candidate forums scheduled in Montgomery County. Roanoke announces accessory dwelling unit competition.
A roundup of events in Southwest and Southside over the next week.
From elsewhere: Virginia water board OKs pilot for new way to test selenium. Regulators order Dominion to suspend costly solar interconnect requirements. Jerry Falwell Jr. claims brother Jonathan has a conflict of interest in trademark suit against Liberty University.
From elsewhere: Deer bowhunt approved in Salem. Youngkin-driven cuts at ABC has liquor industry wondering why. Oliver Anthony answers questions about ‘Rich Men,’ politics.
New River CC’s Angie Covey honored with statewide leadership award. Startup Martinsville-Henry County taking applications.
From elsewhere: Youngkin’s Parole Board chair to take charge of state prisons. Virginia schools grapple with teacher shortage as school year begins. Gas prices drop slightly in Roanoke; still higher than last year.
From elsewhere: Harmful algal bloom advisory no longer in effect at Smith Mountain Lake. Changes in the works in Montgomery County for solar farm guidelines. One Mountain Valley Pipeline protester arrested after locking onto construction equipment.