The Front Page plug-in will allow you to display various updates from your Question2Answer website. It provides greater control over the type of content you want to show without any programming skill and just needs to select the type of content from the drop-down list.
The plugin has a multiple advert system where you can set up image or HTML code. If you are a PHP programmer, then you also can take benefit of writing custom PHP code. It has a variety of options to choose. The plugin also bundles with SASS so if you are using Compass and SASS than can easily modify stylesheet.