The state’s healthiest counties; Woman flies into Dulles with suitcase containing 15 pounds of heroin

Northern Virginia’s daily dose of local and national news for Thursday, March 15.

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has named Loudoun, Arlington and Fairfax Virginia’s healthiest counties.

A 39-year-old woman traveling from Mexico City was found at Dulles International Airport with a suitcase containing 15 pounds of a substance that tested positive for heroin.

During the National School Walkout on Wednesday, McLean High School students walked from the school to Lewinsville Park, where they were met by parents and community members. In Loudoun County, more than 3,000 students left class to join in on the national gun violence protest.
(WJLA, Loudoun Times-Mirror)

March 19-26 is Northern Virginia Restaurant Week. Here, find some of the participating Arlington restaurants’ menus.
(ARL Now)

Muse Paintbar will replace The Bike Lane, closing in May, at the Reston Town Center.
(Reston Now)

Wednesday, Toys R Us announced the closure of its remaining 800 stores.
(The Washington Post)