Much of Southwest and Southside now rank in lowest infection category, but other localities nearby still rank among highest in the state.
Roanoke, Salem record 0 covid cases as rates plummet
Nine localities in Virginia hit zero, but highest rates are still generally in Southwest and Southside.
Salem, four others hit 0 cases; Southwest still high
Nine of the 10 highest infection rates in the state are in Southwest; 15 of the top 16 are near or west of the Blue Ridge.
Alleghany sees no covid cases but highest rates still generally in Southwest Virginia
Covid rates are dropping almost everywhere but still remain high in most localities.
Why are the covid death rates in Southwest Virginia so high?
More importantly, why are they so much higher than most of the world?
Mary Anne Hall and other public healthcare nurses work to save their communities
Carroll County has the lowest COVID vaccination rate in Virginia. The health department is trying to change that.
Alexandria has highest COVID rate; Covington the lowest
The highest rates are now in metro areas while six of the 10 lowest are in Southwest Virginia.
Cooperative Extension wins grant to boost vaccine education
Program targets 10 low-vaccinated communities, mostly in Southwest and Southside.
Grant awarded to train solar workforce in coal counties; more . . .
Briefs: Covid testing set in Pittsylvania County on Saturday. Davis sworn in as Wise/ Norton prosecutor. Alleghany Highlands Economic Development announces new marketing program.
Carilion restricts visitors starting Tuesday
Hospital chain says due to covid surge no visitors will be permitted except in certain cases, listed here.