Answered By: Reference/Instruction Librarians Last Updated: Jul 15, 2016 Views: 50
1. In top tool bar to the right of "Sources Directory" click "Browse"
2. In top tool bar to the right of "Sources Directory" click "Browse". Select "News & Business Topics". Select United States in Country pull-down menu. Select either a region or state.
Check the boxes next to newspapers you wish to search.
3. Click "OK Continue" on the right
4. Enter your search!
Google News can also be a great resource for local news information, under News Near You. You can also go to their Advanced Search to focus on Virginia.