One death in Halifax County is linked to COVID-19, according to the Virginia Department of Health.
Mecklenburg County recorded another death related to COVID-19 in Tuesday morning’s data report as cases continued to grow to areas in the western part of Southern Virginia.
Areas west of Halifax County added new cases of COVID-19 in Sunday morning’s data report from the Virginia Department of Health.
The executive director of the Southern Virginia Higher Ed Center will be working as part of Gov. Ralph Northam’s appointed COVID-19 Education Work Group to help chart a path forward for determining how schools can safely reopen later this year.
COVID-19 numbers increased in all areas of Southside except Halifax County over the last two days.
Halifax County added another case of COVID-19, and other areas of Southside continue to see increases according to Tuesday morning’s data report by the Virginia Department of Health.
This past week Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital employees were blindsided with talk of pay cuts, no raises and not matching 401k contributions in an email from their executive vice president and chief operating officer.
Mecklenburg County’s COVID-19 cases hit 200 on Sunday morning, according to Virginia Health Department data.
Mecklenburg County recorded its 20th death attributed to COVID-19 in the latest Virginia Department of Health data released Thursday morning.
Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital announced Tuesday it will allow some visitors with updated guidelines.
It will be a break from the norm, but the more than 300 Halifax County High School Class of 2020 graduates are set to participate in a “Comets in Cars” commencement exercise on Saturday at the high school starting at 9 a.m.
After being ordered closed for two months — and thanks to some modifications and ingenuity — Wayne Adams and his staff are back in business.
The rain did not keep voters from heading to the polls Tuesday for town council elections in South Boston and Scottsburg.
Halifax County recorded two new cases of COVID-19 in Tuesday morning’s data update from the Virginia Department of Health.
Mecklenburg County’s COVID-19 death toll now stands at 16, according to the Virginia Department of Health.
Sentara, Tri-County Community Action Agency and other local partners are providing free COVID-19 testing, rain or shine, at the following locations on Saturday:
The Virginia Department of Health reported another case of COVID-19 in Halifax County and three additional deaths in Mecklenburg County in its Wednesday morning update.
In honor of her late father Felix Ballou and best friend Aj Scott, international R&B and soul recording artist, Fee Blu, also known as Feleshia Ballou-Thornton, is bringing COVID relief to her hometown community on Thursday.
Halifax and Mecklenburg counties added more cases of COVID-19 in the Virginia Department of Health’s data report on Tuesday morning.
The SoBo Brew Fest scheduled for Saturday, June 20 at Constitution Square in Downtown South Boston has been canceled.
The Virginia Department of Health reports another COVID-19 outbreak at a long-term care facility in the Southside Health District along with additional cases in Halifax and Mecklenburg counties.
Come Friday — if current downward trends hold — Virginians will be able to get that much needed haircut, churches may begin holding indoor services at half capacity and restaurants may offer outdoor dining with restrictions.
The number of reported cases of COVID-19 in Halifax County reached 20 on Friday morning, according to data on the Virginia Health Department's website.
U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Jovita Carranza announced Monday that agricultural businesses are now eligible for SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and EIDL Advance programs.
When the news of medical mask shortages broke amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Virginia Cooperative Extension agents Terri Alt and Leigh Ann Hazelwood knew they needed to step up and be a force for good in their communities.
Ken Warfield, pastor of Fork Baptist Church in Scottsburg, and his family were sitting around the dinner table getting ready to bless the food they had cooked for their son’s 13th birthday when Warfield saw the news on Facebook that Halifax County Public Schools would have to suspend its lun…
Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative officials are closely monitoring evolving information on the COVID-19 pandemic from the Virginia Health Department, Centers for Disease Control and the National Safety Council, and are working in coordination with the National Rural Electric Cooperative Assoc…
Want to get a haircut? How about do some heavy workouts at the gym? Or enjoy a sit-down meal at a local restaurant?
On Friday, the Lake Country Development Corporation amended their COVID-19 Emergency Loan Program. Funds are available through an application process for a maximum of $20,000 for small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The number of COVID-19 cases have increased slightly in Southern Virginia over the last few days, according to the Virginia Department of Health, and Virginia’s governor is expected to release more details Monday on a potential path to reopening shuttered businesses.
Gov. Ralph Northam on Friday announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved Virginia to receive three Battelle Critical Care Decontamination System that can collectively sterilize up to 240,000 units of personal protective equipment per day for reuse. The three systems w…
Eight food service workers with Halifax County Public Schools are being quarantined at home until May 11 after one employee tested positive for COVID-19, according to Superintendent Dr. Mark Lineburg.
Velocity Urgent Care is conducting hassle-free and on- demand coronavirus (COVID-19) testing at all of its 14 locations including the South Boston location.
The SoVa COVID-19 Task Force has launched the SoVa Wednesday Webinar Series to assist businesses and industries with the impacts of COVID-19.
Carrying the flame.
South Boston’s small businesses have a chance to get the financial help they need during the COVID-19 pandemic.
South Boston law enforcement, fire and rescue workers have the cleaning supplies and tools they need to get through the COVID-19 pandemic thanks to a local store’s donation.
Roy C. Lacks has peacefully passed away after a long, well-lived life and after recently celebrating his 95th birthday with loved ones. He was born in Clover to Thomas and Hattie Lacks.
The inmate population in the Halifax County Adult Detention Center has decreased during the COVID-19 pandemic.
One resident has tested positive for the coronavirus at Sentara Woodview Nursing Home in South Boston after all residents were tested as a precautionary measure, according to Joni Henderson, interim customer development and marketing consultant with Sentara.
This summer, the show will not go on.
Tri-County Community Action Agency has closed its facilities to the public.
Nine people have died from COVID-19 in Mecklenburg County as cases continue to rise across Southern Virginia, according to data from the Virginia Department of Health.
While there’s no magic date on when Virginia could start lifting restrictions designed to slow the spread of the coronavirus, Gov. Ralph Northam on Friday unveiled a list of targets to reach before easing some lockdown measures.
After an attempt to move local municipal elections from May to November failed in the General Assembly, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Friday he is using his authority to delay ballot day until May 19.
Halifax County now has 10 reported cases of COVID-19, the severe respiratory illness caused by the coronavirus.
Three areas of Southern Virginia reported new cases of COVID-19 in the Saturday morning update on the Virginia Department of Health's website.
More county residents found jobs in February than January, according to recent data released by the Virginia Employment Commission, which showed the county unemployment rate dropping from January to February.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all summer Virginia 4-H in-person camps are canceled this summer, according to Lori Puryear of the Virginia Cooperative Extension
A resident at Sentara Woodview in South Boston got an Easter surprise.