Police comb Huell Matthews Highway in search for murder weapon

Law enforcement officers combed a stretch of Huell Matthews Highway in the Cluster Springs area on Friday looking for the weapon that may have been used to kill a South Boston man this week, but the search ultimately proved to be fruitless.

COVID-19 spreads to 2,000 in Virginia; more cases reported in Mecklenburg, Danville

The number of COVID-19 cases in Virginia has topped the 2,000 mark and additional positive test results have been reported in Danville and Mecklenburg, although the numbers remain steady elsewhere in the Southside Virginia region.