Voiceover navigation has been getting worse in the Apple News application starting at the iOS 14.1 update.
1. It is no longer possible to navigate sections such as recommended for you, top news or even New issues for News+ using the Voiceover heading rotor navigation option. Headings don't appear to be labeled as such.
2. The Voiceover rotor doesn't seem to be working on article headings in the main newsfeed tab. It was once possible to utilize the rotor to flick up or down to access options such as show less like this or show more like this, etc. There doesn't seem to be any way to access these options except for utilizing the long press action option and this isn't ideal.
3. Voiceover gets stuck in ads in the main newsfeed tab of the app. It would be nice to have the ads hidden to VoiceOver users. Ideally Apple News+ subscribers should get an ad free version of the newsfeed.