EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HEADING
Think of our world as it looks from the rocket that is heading toward Mars.
The paper she held in her hand was hospital paper with the heading torn off.
It was Cape Clear, and we were heading for it as straight as we could go.
Finally it seemed to be heading toward us, but we were not certain.
Heading our steeds in that direction, we pressed on at the top of our speed.
To have started north might have aroused suspicion that he was heading for New York.
They were heading directly for the terrible monster of the heavens!
As he came down to the slough, all too late he had realized whither he was heading.
It had taken to the grass, and was heading straight for the miry slough.
It had gone into overdrive, heading for Dara at many times the speed of light.
c.1300, "a beheading," from present participle of head (v.). Meaning "advancing in a certain direction" is from c.1600. Meaning "title at the head of a portion of text" is from 1849.