Jahd Khalil

Jahd Khalil is a reporter and producer in Richmond.

Originally from Nebraska, Khalil was previously based in Cairo where he helped co-found Madamasr.com. He was a reporting fellow with The GroundTruth Project and the University of California-Berkeley’s 11th Hour Food and Farming Fellowship.

AP Photo / Matt Rourke, File

Virginia’s new redistricting commission will redraw legislative districts this year. The state constitution says members have 45 days to draw their first maps once they get new Census data.

The lack of an heir-apparent to the governorship and the Democrats holding all statewide office wins could be driving the abnormally high numbers of candidates seeking the most powerful positions in Virginia this election.


Governor Ralph Northam announced another easing of Covid restrictions to take effect on April 1st, targeting sports and entertainment venues, in a press conference Tuesday.

Virginia Department of Health

The mild 2020-21 flu season offered a bit of relief amid the hundreds of thousands of deaths from the pandemic, but that doesn’t mean it will be the same during the next flu season.

Lynchburg City Schools

An appointed advisory board recommended that the state address racial achievement and opportunity gaps by diversifying and training teachers, and also opening up access to advanced coursework and gifted programs.