Listed here include a major representative newspaper from the Virginia cities of Roanoke, Danville, Lynchburg, Norfolk, and Richmond. Each entry is accompanied by a "Historical Chronicle" PDF, which tracks the history of the paper in each of its iterations, and includes a list of locations in Virginia that have original copies of the paper or microfilm.
For locating Virginia newspapers not listed here, the "Library of Virginia - Virginia Newspaper Project" link below is especially helpful.
Originally published in 1886 as the "Roanoke Daily Times". Published under current name 1995-present.
The Salem Public Library houses a microfilm collection spanning from 1897-1977.
-Salem Times Register
Originally published in 1854 as the "Salem Weekly Register". Published under current name 1970-present.The Salem Public Library houses a microfilm collection spanning from 1909-present.
-Danville Register & Bee
Originally published in 1882 as the "Daily Register". Published under current name 1989-present.The Library of Virginia houses a complete microfilm collection from 1989-present.
-News & Advance
Originally published in 1866 as "Lynchburg Daily News". Published under current name 1991-present.The Library of Virginia houses a complete microfilm collection from 1991-present.
Originally published in 1898 under the same name, and underwent several mergers before being published in its modern form 1955-present.The Library of Virginia houses an incomplete microfilm collection.