VPM Daily Newscast: Oct. 7, 2022
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 Oct. 7, 2022:
Virginia Dept. of Education refuses to release emails on transgender policy
Reported by VPM News' Ben Paviour
The Virginia Department of Education refused to release more than 300 pages of documents and emails related to Gov. Glenn Youngkin's proposed policies regarding transgender students after VPM News filed a freedom of information request.
Richmond and Henrico Health Districts expands monkeypox vaccine eligibility
Reported by VPM News' Meg Schiffres
Now, people of any gender or sexual orientation can get the vaccine if they have more than one sexual partner or have anonymous sexual encounters. Also, those who work in a venue where sex occurs can get the shot. People with HIV or who have contracted an STI in the past three months also qualify for the vaccine in Richmond and Henrico, a change made in late September.
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The Virginia Capital Trail turns seven (VPM News)