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Virginia regulators to host hearing on electric grid plan

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia’s regulators want to hear from the public on Dominion Energy’s more than $3 billion plan to upgrade the state’s electric grid over the next decade. The State Corporation Commission said Monday that it will have a hearing open to public comment in January on plans by the state’s largest electric monopoly....

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Virginia capital to recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia’s capital city will recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day on Monday, joining a shift away from a day traditionally reserved for honoring Christopher Columbus. Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney has asked city employees and residents to use Monday as an opportunity to reflect on the culture and heritage of native peoples and...