Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of Jan. 4.

Note: The following stories were published Jan. 3.

Austin metro

Round Rock ISD reverses change to COVID-19 masking protocol for spring semester

Round Rock ISD has stated that masks will continue to be required indoors on its campuses after Jan. 19.

New Braunfels winery takes home five medals in Texas International Wine Competition

Water 2 Wine, a New Braunfels winery, earned five awards at the 2021 Texas International Wine Competition held Dec. 3-4 in Buda.

372K-square-foot office tower on Austin's South First Street to be completed in early 2022

Construction on the 372,000-square-foot RiverSouth office project is expected to wrap up in early 2022 with its first tenants moving in next spring.

Houston metro

Conroe ISD moves to COVID-19 safety alert Level 3

Conroe ISD Superintendent Curtis Null said the district has entered COVID-19 safety alert Level 3 during a video update Jan. 3.

Dallas-Fort Worth

Starbucks set to open a new location in Plano this spring

Starbucks is planning to open a new location in Plano at 4120 Legacy Drive.

Brooke Sjoberg, Ally Bolender, Lauren Canterberry, Ben Thompson and Erick Pirayesh contributed to this report.