Pittsylvania County, Virginia

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1/23/2021 59-year-old Pittsylvania County man dies after house fire | Local News | godanriver.com godanriver.com breaking editor's pick top story 59-year-old Pittsylvania County man dies after house fire From staff reports SaveA 59-year-old Pittsylvania County man died after a house fire Saturday morning in Blairs, authorities reported.At about 10:10 a.m., Blairs Fire and Rescue responded to the 800 block of Kentuck Church Road after receiving a report of a fire with someone possibility trapped, according to a news release ...
1/22/2021 Two more Pittsylvania-Danville Health District residents die of COVID-19; three new outbreaks surface | Local News | godanriver.com godanriver.com ... Friday, 34 new infections brought the 7-day daily average down to about 76, compared with nearly 112 Monday. Virginia Department of Health Charles WilbornEven as new COVID-19 infections in Danville and Pittsylvania County have dipped during the past few days, two more deaths were reported Friday morning.Those deaths were among 62 new fatalities listed across the state, sending the commonwealth's toll past the 6,000 mark.Locally ...
1/20/2021 Parts of Southside Virginia now in Phase 1b of coronavirus vaccinations wsls.com ... eligible groups of people include teachers, public transit workers and anyone 65 and older. Those 65 years and older, as well as those 16-64 years with high-risk medical conditions who live in either Pittsylvania County or Danville and are interested in being vaccinated should call 434-766-9828. Individuals in those same categories who live in Brunswick, Halifax or Mecklenburg counties should call 434-738-6545 to schedule an appointment. Both health districts ...
1/16/2021 OUR VIEW: We need the vaccine, and we are happy for the next level | Editorial | godanriver.com godanriver.com ... than a third of the 943,400 doses the state has received have been distributed. Worse, we have fully vaccinated slightly more than 30,000 people statewide.Here is the picture we see for Danville and Pittsylvania County based on data provided by VDH:There have been at least 6,534 cases of COVID-19 in our health district, with 104 deaths and 329 hospitalizations. And more than 15% of the 57,000-plus ...
1/12/2021 Amid circulating skepticism, Dan River Region schools preparing for staff COVID-19 vaccine distributions | Education | godanriver.com godanriver.com ... and firefighters, public transit and grocery store workers, mail carriers and government officials. It also includes child care and education personnel.Although the local health district is not yet in Phase 1b, Danville and Pittsylvania County schools are planning ahead for when vaccines are available for teachers, bus drivers and all other staff members.Mark Jones“We’re laying the groundwork right now so that when it becomes available, when ...
1/3/2021 Hoth Therapeutics Inks Production Deal With Tergus Pharma For HT-001 GLP And GMP Materials ruthcgreene.com ... Thursday it has signed a production agreement with Tergus Pharma for both GLP and GMP materials associated with its novel cancer treatment drug, HT-001. See Original Article 65-year-old man dies in Pittsylvania County crash on Wards RoadPITTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. – Virginia State Police are investigating a Pittsylvania County crash that took the life of a Campbell County man on Monday night. At 7:20 p.m., authorities ...
9/22/2020 Political Headlines from across Virginia peninsulateaparty.org ... of all patients were uninsured and 73% were male; 80% of patients were Black - up nearly 20% from 2019. Pittsylvania County native announces bid for lieutenant governor By JOHN CRANE, Danville Register & Bee A Pittsylvania County native is running for lieutenant governor of Virginia. Xavier Warren, 32, a business owner who lives in Arlington, announced his bid Monday. "I'm not a politician," Warren told the Danville Register & Bee on Monday ...