GROWING SOUTHERN ARIZONA: Arizona 360 learns more about growth trends during the pandemic. Sun Corridor’s VP of Economic Development Susan Dumon provides insight on the types of companies and manufacturers that are choosing to expand in Pima County. Sun Corridor focuses on attracting new employers to the region. Lorraine Rivera also speaks to Meritage Homes Division President Jeff Grobstein about its plans to break ground on two new housing communities in the Marana and Vail areas. Arizona Republic digital opinions editor Joanna Allhands discusses how continued growth in the state challenges existing water resources. GILA COUNTY VACCINATIONS: Tony Paniagua travels to Gila County to see firsthand its approach to vaccinating residents against COVID-19. Its rollout received national attention for being quick to expand eligibility to people ages 18 and up. UNDERSTANDING VARIANTS: UA virologist Felicia Goodrum helps us understand more about the COVID-19 variants that are spreading across the U.S.