RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Here’s a glimpse at our top headlines before you head out the door.
No significant weather systems expected over the next few days, allowing a waterlogged region to start drying out.
Today will have some patchy fog possible early then cloudy and chilly. Highs in the mid 40s.
According to police, Margaret Gibbs Crews of the 1600 block of Swinton Lane was last seen around 6:30 a.m. Wednesday. Dec. 30 in a blue Toyota Prius with Virginia license plates – VEH-6650.
It is believed she may be in need of medical attention and or medications.
Anyone with information on where she is should call Henrico police at 501-5000 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000.
Virginia’s Department of Health is still reporting only about 20% of the COVID-19 stockpile in the commonwealth is in the arms of those who need it.
VDH is anticipating shipments of about 100,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine this week. Half from Pfizer and the other half from Moderna.
The state is expected to finalize the next chapter in all this by the end of this week. Group 1B should include essential workers and Group 1C should cover high-risk adults.
Starting on Jan. 5, VCU is once again changing its visitor policy. No visitors will be allowed in the Adult Emergency Department.
There are limited exceptions.
Children are still allowed to have two adult visitors in the emergency department.
For more information on the hospital’s visitor policy, click here.
Georgia voters are set to decide the balance of power in Congress in a pair of high-stakes Senate runoff elections that will help determine President-elect Joe Biden’s capacity to enact what may be the most progressive governing agenda in generations.
At a rally in northwest Georgia on the eve of Tuesday’s runoffs, Trump repeatedly declared that the November elections were plagued by fraud that Republican officials, including his former attorney general and Georgia’s elections chief, say did not occur.
The president called Georgia’s Republican secretary of state “crazy” and vowed to help defeat him in two years.
At the same time, Trump encouraged his supporters to show up in force for Georgia’s Tuesday contests.
Some voters in Virginia will head to the polls on Jan. 5 in two special elections for state House seats.
Voters in Virginia’s 2nd House District, which includes parts of Prince William and Stafford Counties, and the 90th House District based in Norfolk will vote today.
Eligible Virginia residents can now apply for a driver privilege card at the DMV.
This change in Virginia law, authorized by the Virginia General Assembly, creates a driving credential for individuals who are non-U.S. citizens and cannot meet Virginia’s legal presence requirements, making them ineligible to receive a standard or REAL ID-compliant driver’s license in Virginia.
All documents must be originals and are subject to verification; however, printouts of approved online residency documents may be accepted.
Applications will be accepted by appointment only here.
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