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Virus review: Malaria drug fails to prevent COVID-19 in rigorous study; sports leagues plot return

Hydroxychloroquine proved ineffective for treating COVID-19 in the first large, high-quality study to test it in people in close contact with someone with the disease. Read more



Up to 2,000 free COVID-19 tests to be given in drive-thru operations Friday in Danville, Saturday in Chatham

As of Wednesday, there have been 2,243 testing encounters in Pittsylvania County and Danville. Of the 35 health districts across the state,… Read more


Caesars' aspiration for casino advances in Danville; next steps include lottery board review, referendum

The thought of a casino in Schoolfield causes excitement for resident Evelyn Lowe, who worked at Dan River Inc. and has lived in the neighb… Read more


Danville area eateries eager to welcome customers who hunger for indoor dining starting Friday

When the coronavirus pandemic first hit and forced restaurants, coffeeshops, breweries and all other sorts of eateries to close doors to th… Read more


Candle blamed in Tuesday night Danville house fire

A candle is blamed in a Tuesday evening blaze that damaged a home in northern Danville, the fire department reports. Read more


WATCH NOW: Hundreds march in downtown Richmond on fourth night of protests; Police and mayor apologize for teargas before curfew

Authorities in Richmond used tear gas to disperse a peaceful demonstration at the statue of Robert E. Lee shortly before an 8 p.m. curfew Monday. Read more