VPM Daily Newscast: Nov. 28, 2023
The VPM Daily Newscast contains all your Central Virginia news in just 5 to 10 minutes. Episodes are recorded the night before.
Here’s a recap of the top stories on the morning of Nov. 28, 2023:
Reported by VPM News’ Whittney Evans
Residents of Southside Richmond know what they need to make their neighborhoods safer, healthier and more liveable. But many of those needs continue to be unmet.
Some say the issue's a lack of big investments. Others say it’s a matter of priorities, aggressive leadership and vision.This story is part of VPM News'Healthy City series.
Reported by VPM News’ Henry Brannan
Cases of Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection are at a multiyear high in Virginia this season. And both COVID-19 and flu cases are increasing, though at a more moderate pace, according to Virginia Department of Health data.
Some regions have been harder hit than others.
Two physicians explain what they’re seeing — and what could work to minimize transmissions.
In other news:
- Cellphone ban coming to 6 RPS schools following safety concerns (Richmond Times-Dispatch)*
- Dominion takes downtown real estate holdings off the market (Richmond BizSense)*
In case you missed it:
- Casino referendum among Petersburg's legislative wishes for 2024 Assembly (The Progress-Index)*
- Meet Virginia's 34 new state delegates (Richmond Times-Dispatch)*
- States give pollinators pit stops in rights-of-way (Bay Journal)
*This outlet utilizes a paywall.