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Full List of Daily Newspapers in Virginia

Bristol Herald Courier

The Bristol Herald Courier is a 39,000 circulation daily newspaper owned by Lee Enterprises. The newspaper is located in Bristol, Virginia, a small city located in Southwest Virginia on the Tennessee border.

Daily Press

The Daily Press Inc. is a daily morning newspaper published in Newport News, Virginia, which covers the lower and middle Peninsula of Tidewater Virginia. It was established in 1896 and bought by Tribune Company in 1986. Current owner Tribune Publishing spun off from the company in 2014.

The Daily Progress

The Daily Progress is the sole daily newspaper in the vicinity of Charlottesville, Virginia, United States. It has been published daily, since September 14, 1892. The paper was founded by James Hubert Lindsay and his brother Frank Lindsay.


The Culpeper Star-Exponent is a daily newspaper serving Culpeper County, Virginia, United States, published seven days a week. It is owned by Lee Enterprises.

Danville Register & Bee

The Danville Register & Bee is a daily newspaper serving Danville, Virginia, United States, published seven days a week. It is owned by Lee Enterprises.

The Free Lance-Star

The Free Lance-Star is the principal daily newspaper distributed throughout Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States, with a circulation area including the city of Fredericksburg.

News & Advance

The News & Advance is the daily newspaper of record in Lynchburg, Virginia, United States. Its primary circulation area consists of the city of Lynchburg and the surrounding counties of Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford, and Campbell. The News & Advance is owned by Lee Enterprises. Alton Brown is the publisher.

The News Leader

The News Leader is a daily newspaper owned by Gannett and serving Staunton, Virginia, and the surrounding areas. It was founded in 1904 by Brig. Gen. Hierome L. Opie as The Evening Leader. While it traces its founding to Opie in 1904, the paper had a predecessor, The Daily News, which was founded in 1890.

Martinsville Bulletin

The Martinsville Bulletin is a daily newspaper serving the city of Martinsville and the surrounding Henry County, Virginia. The Bulletin’s roots date back to 1889, and it is the oldest continuously run business in Martinsville. The paper is currently published six days a week, Monday through Friday and Sunday.

The Progress-Index

The Progress-Index is a daily newspaper published in Petersburg, Virginia. Its print edition is published Monday through Sunday morning, and its website is updated regularly throughout the day with breaking news, feature stories, photographs and videos.

Richmond Times-Dispatch

The Richmond Times-Dispatch is the primary daily newspaper in Richmond, the capital of Virginia and the primary newspaper of record for the state of Virginia.

USA Today

USA Today is an internationally distributed American daily middle-market newspaper that is the flagship publication of its owner, Gannett. Founded by Al Neuharth on September 15, 1982, it operates from Gannett’s corporate headquarters in Tysons, Virginia.

Roanoke Times

The Roanoke Times is the primary newspaper in Southwestern Virginia and is based in Roanoke, Virginia, United States. It is published by Berkshire Hathaway. In addition to its headquarters in Roanoke, it maintains a bureau in Christiansburg, covering the eastern New River Valley and Virginia Tech.

Northern Virginia Daily

The Northern Virginia Daily is a daily newspaper based in Strasburg, Virginia, serving the Northern Shenandoah Valley, including Shenandoah County, Frederick County, Clarke County, Warren County and the City of Winchester.


The Virginian-Pilot is the daily newspaper for Norfolk, Virginia. Commonly known as The Pilot, it is Virginia’s largest daily. It serves the five cities of South Hampton Roads as well as several smaller towns across southeast Virginia and northeast North Carolina.

News Virginian

The News Virginian is a newspaper owned by Lee Enterprises. The paper serves residents in the cities of Waynesboro and Staunton, Virginia, as well as Augusta and Nelson counties. The News Virginian is a newspaper owned by Lee Enterprises. The paper serves residents in the cities of Waynesboro and Staunton, Virginia, as well as Augusta and Nelson counties.

The Winchester Star

The Winchester Star is a daily newspaper based in Winchester, Virginia covering the Shenandoah Valley area. Subscribers may choose from either the print edition or a downloadable edition of the newspaper.

List of Non-Daily Newspapers in Virginia

Alexandria Gazette Packet

The Alexandria Gazette Packet, which has a lineage dating back to the Virginia Journal’s founding in 1784, is part of the Connection Newspapers network covering Northern Virginia and part of Maryland.

 Alexandria Times

Alexandria Times is a newspaper in Alexandria, Virginia, focusing on news and events in the city of Alexandria itself by covering local news, sports, business, pets, and community. It was started to provide an additional alternative to the current local papers and to include more “hard news” coverage.

NOVA Fortnightly

NOVA Fortnightly is the award-winning news source for Northern Virginia Community College.

Altavista Journal

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Amelia Bulletin Monitor

Amelia Bulletin Monitor · A weekly newspaper serving Amelia County and neighboring counties since 1973.

Amherst New Era Progress

Read breaking news for Amherst, Nebraska, weather, traffic, crime, sports, entertainment, politics, and more from Amherst New Era-Progress.

The News & Advance

The News & Advance is the daily newspaper of record in Lynchburg, Virginia, United States. Its primary circulation area consists of the city of Lynchburg and the surrounding counties of Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford, and Campbell. The News & Advance is owned by Lee Enterprises. Alton Brown is the publisher.

Arlington Catholic Herald (Catholic newspaper)

The Arlington Catholic Herald supports the Church’s mission to evangelize by providing news from a Catholic perspective.

Hanover Herald-Progress

The HeraldProgress: The HeraldProgress served the Town of Ashland and Hanover County as a weekly newspaper for over 100 years.


Serving Blackstone, Nottoway County, and surrounding Southside Virginia communities.

Union Star

Village News

News, crime, classifieds, government, events in The Villages and surrounding communities, including Wildwood, Fruitland Park, and Lady Lake, Florida.

News Messenger

Crozet Gazette

The Gazette publishes on the first Thursday of the month and intends to publish biweekly when it has enough community and business support.

Falls Church News-Press

The Falls Church News-Press is a weekly newspaper in Falls Church, Virginia. The periodical was founded in 1991 by Owner/Editor-in-Chief Nicholas F. Benton.

Farmville Herald

The Farmville Herald is a semi-weekly newspaper in Farmville, Virginia, United States of America. The Farmville Herald is a bi-weekly newspaper serving Buckingham, Cumberland and Prince Edward Counties and the Town of Farmville.

Scott County Virginia Star

The Virginia Star is a digital newspaper with the news from across the state, covering the latest on politics and policy, thoughtful opinion, and more.


The Reno Gazette-Journal is the main daily newspaper for Reno, Nevada. It is owned and operated by the Gannett Company. It came into being when the Nevada State Journal and the Reno Evening Gazette were combined on October 7, 1983.


The Breeze is a New Zealand radio station playing an adult contemporary music format owned by MediaWorks New Zealand, playing a variety of music from the 70s, 80s, 90s and also current hits.

Henrico Citizen

The Henrico Citizen is a biweekly community newspaper published in Henrico County, Virginia, a suburb of Richmond. The Citizen was created in 2001 and has earned 213 awards for news content and advertising design since 2002.

Southside Messenger

Rappahannock Record

Brunswick Times-Gazette

Loudoun Times-Mirror

Loudoun Times-Mirror is a weekly newspaper based in Leesburg, Virginia, owned and operated by Peter Arundel. It has covered local news, sports, business and community in Loudoun County and Leesburg for more than two centuries.


The News-Gazette is a daily newspaper serving eleven counties in the eastern portion of Central Illinois and specifically the Champaign–Urbana metropolitan area. Since November 2019 it is published daily Tuesday through Sunday.

Rockbridge Advocate

Central Virginian News

Get the Central Virginian’s headlines in your inbox Monday and Wed at 10 a.m.

Fairfax County Times

The Fairfax Times is a weekly newspaper published in Reston, Virginia which covers Fairfax County, Virginia. The newspaper’s origins can be traced back to the establishment of the Times Community Newspapers by Arthur W. “Nick” Arundel. In 1963, Arundel purchased the 165-year-old Loudoun Times-Mirror.

Richmond Free Press

The Richmond Free Press is an independent newspaper in Richmond, Virginia. Published on a weekly basis, it is mainly targeted at the city’s African-American community and its poorest residents.

Style Weekly

Style Weekly is an alternative weekly newspaper for news, arts, culture and opinion published in Richmond, Virginia, United States. It is owned by Tribune Media, the same company that owns The Virginian-Pilot, among other newspapers.

Virginia Lawyers Weekly

Virginia Lawyers Weekly is a newspaper published in Richmond, Virginia, United States. It reports digests of recent court opinions handed down in Virginia’s state and federal courts. The paper also covers legal news and publishes Verdict & Settlement Reports provided by lawyers in the Commonwealth.

Bull Run Observer

Inside NoVA is Northern Virginia’s top source for breaking news, crime information, political coverage, high school sports scores, weather alerts, job listings.

Middleburg Eccentric

Chesterfield Observer

Coalfield Progress

Fluvanna Review

Blue Ridge Leader

Roanoke Star

Smithfield Times

The Smithfield Times is a free monthly publication that features editorial content highlighting all of the good things happening in Smithfield and helps businesses.


The GazetteVirginian is Halifax County’s largest circulated newspaper. Halifax County’s source for government, community and business news.

The Enterprise

The Enterprise is an afternoon daily newspaper published in Brockton, Massachusetts. It is considered a newspaper of record for Brockton and nearby towns in northern Bristol and Plymouth counties, and southern Norfolk County.

Suffolk News-Herald

The Suffolk News-Herald is a daily newspaper serving Suffolk, Virginia, United States. The News-Herald is published six days a week, and is available free Tuesday through Sunday at newsstands and businesses throughout Suffolk and surrounding areas. It is owned by Suffolk Publications LLC.

Southside Sentinel

Kenbridge Victoria Dispatch

Fauquier Times-Democrat

Fauquier Now is your source for news about Fauquier County, Virginia including business, crime, schools, obituaries, government and events.

Northern Neck News

Rappahannock News

The Rappahannock News is a weekly community newspaper and website.

Smith Mountain Eagle

Top List of Student Newspapers in Virginia

Broadside (George Mason University)

Broadside also began publishing its news on the internet in the Fall of 1996. Throughout the decade’s Broadside’s masthead has undergone several.

Cavalier Daily (University of Virginia)

The Cavalier Daily is an independent, student-run daily news organization at the University of Virginia. Founded in 1890, under the name College Topics, The Cavalier Daily is Virginia’s oldest collegiate daily and the oldest daily newspaper in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Collegian (University of Richmond)

The Collegian is the student newspaper of the University of Richmond. Founded in 1914, the publication is staffed by members of the Richmond journalism undergraduate program, and is available in print format as well as online.

Collegiate Times (Virginia Tech)

The Collegiate Times is an independent, student-run newspaper serving Virginia Tech since 1903. The Educational Media Company at Virginia Tech, a non-profit student media consortium, owns the publication.

Flat Hat (College of William & Mary)

The Flat Hat has been the College of William and Mary’s student newspaper since 1911.

Virginia Law Weekly (University of Virginia School of Law)

Virginia Law Weekly is a weekly newspaper published by students at the University of Virginia School of Law each Wednesday of the school year, excluding breaks and exam periods.

Press Association in Virginia

Virginia Press Association

The Virginia Press Association champions the common interests of Virginia newspapers and the ideals of a free press in a democratic society. Est. 1881.

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