Newsium is a free WordPress news theme with various homepage layouts.
The theme supports Gutenberg editor and is compatible with WooCommerce.
Live Customizer and custom widgets are used to fine-tune the theme.
In the free version you can enable sticky top menu, select the items that will be displayed in the header, for example, the current date, social media icons, an additional menu. You can change the background, however you can’t edit the red color used for accents.
You can choose the sidebar position, the list or grid layout for archives. For single posts, you can enable or disable featured image, related posts, information about the reading time.
To build the homepage 3 widget areas are available, there is also 3 wigetized columns in footer and an additional off-canvas sidebar.