Brentsville jail renovations complete –Building stabilization, archeological work and masonry restoration are complete at the historic Brentsville Jail. [Insidenova.com]

The State of NoVa still growing fast, Loudoun now Virginia’s third largest county — New population estimates for Virginia were released Tuesday by the University of Virginia’s Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service, and they show that in the last three years, while Virginia’s population rose 3.2 percent, Northern Virginia’s population nearly doubled that. [Washington Post]

Insanity defense sought in standoff –A Spotsylvania County jury will decide the fate of a man facing trial on three charges of attempted capital murder during an August shootout that left him and two deputies injured. [Fredericksburg.com]