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To mask or not to mask

All schools in Virginia must make in-person instruction available to students in the 2021-2022 school year, but how that will look for Lunenburg County Public ... Read more

19 hours ago by Crystal Vandegrift.

Delta variant has arrived in the region

The Piedmont Health District is experiencing a new surge in COVID-19 cases as the Delta variant arrives in the area. From Monday, July 19, to ... Read more

19 hours ago by Alexa Massey.

Delta variant poses threat to unvaccinated

There are still no confirmed cases of the Delta variant in the Piedmont Health District, but COVID-19 cases are on the rise locally and across ... Read more

1 week ago by Alexa Massey.

SVCC announces fall COVID plans

Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC) will continue with a full schedule of classes for the fall semester beginning August 23. Social distancing restrictions and mask ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

The long goodbye – Pandemic changes funeral practices

From planning socially-distanced funerals to determining how to safely transport the body of someone who died from COVID-19, the pandemic turned the funeral home industry ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alexa Massey.

Lunenburg sees no new cases

As COVID numbers remain low throughout most of the health district, officials warn keeping those numbers low and protecting yourself against the new Delta variant ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

Public health officials concerned about Delta variant

Health officials are concerned localities lagging behind in vaccine rates may be headed for trouble as the B.1.617.2 (Delta) COVID-19 variant takes hold of the ... Read more

1 month ago by Alexa Massey.

VCU visitation restrictions relaxed

As the Southside Health District experiences a continued trend of fewer cases of COVID-19, and toward improving the overall patient healing process, VCU Health Community Memorial ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

VCU Health visitation restrictions relaxed

As the Southside Health District experiences a continued trend of fewer cases of COVID-19, and toward improving the overall patient healing process, VCU Health Community Memorial ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Northam ends COVID restrictions

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has officially lifted all state COVID-19 restrictions. According to Executive Order 79, all social distancing and capacity restrictions related to the ... Read more

2 months ago by Alexa Massey.

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