Credit: Draft South Media

There’s a new sheriff in town: Sheriff Kristin Graziano was sworn in on Monday, becoming South Carolina’s first female and first openly gay sheriff to take office. Source: P&C

Today, Graziano will rescind the county’s voluntary cooperation agreement with federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Source: WCBD-TV

Late spring: That’s when most South Carolinians will be able to receive COVID-19 vaccines, according to state public health leaders. Source: P&C

South Carolina is nearing a “critical point” in its pandemic response, said state National Guard Major General Brad Owens. Source: WIS-TV

Charleston state Sen. Marlon Kimpson, in P&C op-ed: “We need answers as to why so few people in our state have received a vaccination, and how DHEC plans to mitigate this moving forward.”

State Superintendent of Schools Molly Spearman said Monday that she has tested positive for COVID-19 after other members of her family returned positive tests last week. Source: AP

A letter signed by new U.S. Rep. Nancy Mace makes the case that the Electoral College is not, the root of GOP issues, but is in fact, a key factor in ensuring future Republican presidential victories. Source: The Washington Post