DINWIDDIE, Va. (AP) — A group of ministers and former theological students is hoping to use a historic Dinwiddie County farm as a way to reimagine the way religious leaders are taught in central Virginia.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Residents of a small West Virginia town less than two hours from the nation’s capital are worried that their health and quality of life in the Allegheny Mountains will be upended by a logging company’s plans to relocate a toxic-spewing fumigation factory to their backyard.

Amherst County 41, Heritage (Lynchburg) 30

Briar Woods 61, Riverside 51

Brunswick Academy 46, Blessed Sacrament-Huguenot 17
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A bill that would let Petersburg hold a public referendum on a proposed $1.4 billion casino while blocking Richmond from a second shot at a project rejected in 2021 has cleared an early hurdle.

Amherst County 35, Rustburg 34

Appomattox 34, Nelson County 6

Bassett 50, Tunstall 14

Benedictine 45, Collegiate-Richmond 14
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A Virginia Beach drone services company and the sole drone partner of the world’s largest retailer announced plans to expand its headquarters and create a research and training facility outside Petersburg, adding 655 new jobs.
PETERSBURG. Va. (AP) — A Petersburg police officer has been acquitted of assault charges stemming from his use of a Taser on a man who reportedly was seen walking the streets carrying guns.
HOPEWELL, Va. (AP) — Four inmates escaped from a federal prison’s satellite camp in Virginia, officials announced Saturday morning.
WAKE FOREST, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina and Virginia are getting $58 million from the federal government to help build out anticipated high-speed passenger rail service between the states’ capitals.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Several free tire collection events are scheduled this month in West Virginia.

Broadwater Academy 41, Denbigh Baptist 38

Centreville 57, Chantilly 49
PETERSBURG, VA. (AP) — A Virginia woman has been charged with animal cruelty after officials say she buried her dog alive.
PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — A grand jury in Virginia has indicted a police officer on charges that he misused a stun gun on an unarmed man.
PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — A boy took a knife to his elementary school and stabbed a 6-year-old classmate during recess, Petersburg police said.

Albemarle 52, Charlottesville 14

Amelia County 40, Cumberland 12

Appomattox 71, Nelson County 0
PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — A Virginia city is banning firearms from public spaces.

The Petersburg City Council unanimously passed a measure Tuesday barring people from carrying firearms in any place open to the public, The Progress-Index reported.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — More than 6,000 Afghan refugees have arrived in Virginia and more are expected, Gov. Ralph Northam said Tuesday.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A jury in Virginia has awarded $300,000 in damages to a Black woman who sued a police officer for excessive force and false arrest after she was forced face-down onto the pavement during a traffic stop.
PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — One man was killed and another critically injured in a shooting at a Petersburg park Sunday, police said.
In his quest for a second term as Virginia governor, Terry McAuliffe is heading into next week’s five-way Democratic primary with an undeniable lead in public polling, name recognition, endorsements and money.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The city of Petersburg made headlines last year when the city disconnected water service to non-paying residents preceding the COVID-19 pandemic.

Atlantic Shores Christian 59, Denbigh Baptist 9

Battlefield 63, Osbourn Park 53

Chancellor 74, Eastern View 59
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis utility that operates a large southwestern Indiana power plant environmentalists call a “super polluter” plans to retire two of the station’s four coal-fired units by 2023, continuing its shift away from coal power.
PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — Petersburg police say hazing charges against three Virginia State University students stem from tips received by Crime Solvers.