NEWS TO KNOW
Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere.
• The Virginia NAACP says the legislature should return to Richmond this summer to implement the recommendations of a lengthy report into racism and sexism at the Virginia Military Institute.—CBS19
• Richmond’s police chief, whose department is facing multiple lawsuits over its heavy hand with protesters last year, says “we still have a long way to go to get trust to the level that we would all be comfortable with.”—VPM
• A Southwest Virginia hospital says it accidentally charged patients for their COVID-19 vaccinations.—WVTF
• Lynchburg’s city schools are trying to figure out what’s causing headaches, skin and eye irritation and trouble breathing in staff members at its administrative building.—News & Advance
• VCU expelled a fraternity for three months after a freshman pledge died from alcohol poisoning.—Richmond Times-Dispatch
• The 113-year-old Emporia Dam was one of more than 80 aging dams nationwide that an investigation found “could flood a major toxic waste site and potentially spread contaminated material into surrounding communities” in a case of failure.—Undark Magazine
• Virginia Beach will be included in one of the nation’s largest extreme heat studies.—Virginian-Pilot
• One local registrar in the Dan River region was predicting about 3 percent turnout for the Democratic primary on Tuesday.—Register & Bee
• Police are investigating complaints that diners were drugged at a Blacksburg restaurant.—Roanoke Times
• The Washington Football Team will return to Richmond for a one-week training camp this summer. But this time, the NFL team will pay the city instead of the other way around.—Richmond Times-Dispatch
• Authorities removed 260 animals, including 110 dogs, from an Isle of Wight farm whose owner recently died.—Smithfield Times
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