Jonesboro remains under curfew after EF-3 tornado destroyed dozens of homes

Vice President Pence to visit Walmart Distribution Center in Virginia

First deaths in Richmond related to COVID-19 were Greyhound bus drivers

Three inmates at correctional center in Goochland test positive for COVID-19

Rosie’s giving meals to those on frontlines of COVID-19 response

Sussex County confirms first case of COVID-19

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UVA nursing students attend online dog therapy office hours

  Ardent Craft Ales opens food bank for restaurant workers

Petersburg Area Transit suspending service amid COVID-19 pandemic

Pastor of La. church charged, accused of disobeying governor’s order

  Get ready for April Fools’ Day as a family

  Window signs: An easy craft that can help spread joy

The 2020 toilet paper crisis: Calculating how long your supply will last

When news of the COVID-19 really started hitting home for people in the United States, it seems that one of the first things citizens did was panic-buy toilet paper.

  What Virginia’s ‘stay-at-home’ order means for you

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam announced Monday people must remain in their home unless they must go out for food, supplies, essential work and medical care.

Sheehy auto stores offering 50% vehicle service discount to healthcare workers

Sheehy auto stores are offering a 50 percent discount to healthcare workers for vehicle services through the month of April.

Hanover County crews respond to workshop, garage fire

At 8:31 a.m., crews responded to the 9100 block of Caleb Drive for a heavy structure fire.

  Richmond-area events canceled, postponed amid coronavirus outbreak

Bon Secours temporarily furloughs employees not working directly on COVID-19 response

Schools, nonprofits hustle to feed over a half million Va. students: ‘It’s incredible’

  Attorney gets client out of jail over COVID-19 concerns; state pushes effort

VSP investigating officer-involved fatal shooting in Rockingham County

Police: Missing Hanover man was last seen Saturday

Social Security benefits will be paid on time during coronavirus pandemic

The Department of the Treasury will soon provide information about economic impact payments under the recently enacted law, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, or CARES Act.

COVID-19 cases climb to 1,250 in Virginia with 2 additional deaths reported

Over the weekend, the number of coronavirus cases surpassed 1,000 in Virginia.

  Number of coronavirus-related deaths at Henrico long-term care center roughly 33% of state total

The number of deaths at the facility linked to COVID-19 make up roughly 33% of the total number of deaths in Virginia.

La Niña may develop by fall, could mean active and intense hurricane season ahead

The start of hurricane season is two months away, and it could be an active season in 2020.

YMCA of Greater Richmond offering huge deal on child care for essential employees

YMCA of Greater Richmond announced it is now able to offer full-day childcare for essential employees at a reduced rate.

Attorney General Herring letters to 42 businesses, cracking down on price gouging

Attorney General Mark Herring has taken further actions to crack down on price gouging in Virginia by sending warning letters to 42 businesses about which Virginians have complained.

Richmond-area restaurants & bars temporarily offering pick up, delivery and curbside service

Mayor Levar Stoney is working with city restaurants to use curbside services during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Philip Morris USA sets limited restart at South Richmond

Philip Morris USA says it plans a limited restart of production at its South Richmond plant next week

2020 Dominion Energy Riverrock festival canceled

Sports Backers and Venture Richmond announced that the 2020 Dominion Energy Riverrock festival has been canceled.

Here’s what will — and won’t — change under Gov. Ralph Northam’s new stay-at-home order

But for everyday Virginians, there’s not much of change between the new directive and previous restrictions announced by the administration.

  More than 500 Chesterfield County employees furloughed until further notice

The county announced that more than 500 part-time and full-time employees have been furloughed until further notice beginning April 4.

DMV extends closures through April

The DMV announced via social media and its website that all Virginia DMV customer service centers has extended its closures until April 23.

Two Virginia ABC stores will reopen soon after COVID-19 cases

Two Virginia ABC stores have reopened after coronavirus (COVID-19) cases caused the stores to close down.

Chesterfield man dies a week after crashing into tree

Chesterfield police say a man has died a week after he crashed into a tree.

2020 Friday Cheers makes updates amid coronavirus outbreak

2020 Friday Cheers has announced updates amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Investment in local open space, greenways and trails is critical

The value of open space, within each and every local community in Virginia, is now more evident than ever before.

Knife-wielding men rob Richmond Food Mart

Police said two men entered the store in the 6500 block of Jefferson Davis Highway early Tuesday morning and demanded cash.

  News to Know for March 31: Northam issues ‘stay-at-home’ order; Coronavirus cases surpass 1,000 in Virginia; BetterMed curbside exams; Light, spring rain

Here’s a quick look at our top headlines to help get you out the door.

  Despite isolation, Sportable keeping athletes active

Many non-profits have been hit hard by the coronavirus crisis, and that includes Sportable in Richmond, an organization centered on adaptive sports. No matter what the sport may be, Sportable has had athletes with disabilities in Central Virginia covered since 2005.

VCU Health accepting letters of encouragement for healthcare workers

VCU Health is accepting letters of encouragement and thanks for healthcare workers to help brighten their day.

First case of COVID-19 reported in Surry County

The first case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in Surry County.

Virginia ABC announces reduced hours for all stores

Starting next week, all Virginia ABC stores in the state will be reducing hours of operations.

  Fly a kite and go on a virtual vacation

We’re expecting beautiful weather and wind, so consider flying a kite, drawing with chalk or kicking a ball.

Governor Northam ditches ties, citing infectious pathogen risk

Could wearing a tie increase your chances of catching COVID-19 novel coronavirus? As crazy as it sounds, doctors say there’s some real science to back it up.

  1-year-old among victims of wrong-way crash on I-95

The Virginia State Police are investigating a three-vehicle crash with two confirmed fatalities that happened on northbound I-95, near exit 58.

White House Easter Egg Roll is canceled amid coronavirus outbreak

Kids of all ages will have to wait until next year to meet the White House Easter Bunny.

In D.C., a virtual tip jar is helping wait staff in need

Rodriguez is a full-time bartender and grad student at the Red Derby in Washington D.C, which is closed indefinitely due to the coronavirus.

Wilkie discusses VA’s coronavirus response, offers advice to veterans

Each day, we’re learning more about what the different federal agencies are doing to try to protect Americans from the coronavirus.

  Hopewell’s Henderson heads to Ohio State having ‘always wanted to be a Buckeye’

It’s not often one finds a talent like Hopewell’s TreVeyon Henderson.

Agriculture Secretary, lawmakers aim to protect farmers during COVID-19 outbreak

You’ve likely seen it in grocery stores; barren shelves and empty isles.

  BetterMed offering curbside exams for COVID-19

BetterMed is offering curbside exams at three of their sites for the coronavirus (COVID-19).

State Department helping thousands of stranded Americans return home

There are about 33,500 Americans who remain stranded abroad that the U.S. Department of State is working to help return home, according to spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus.

Experts say contact lens wearers should switch to glasses to help slow COVID-19 spread

Experts say guarding your eyes, along with your hands and mouth, can also help slow the spread of COVID-19.

1 person seriously injured following 2-vehicle crash in Chesterfield

One person was seriously injured following a two-vehicle crash in Chesterfield.

Virginia is for Restaurant Lovers Week: Three options for Day 1

Virginia is for Restaurant Lovers Week is this week. Here are three options for you.

3 Richmond Ambulance Authority employees test positive for COVID-19

Three Richmond Ambulance Authority employees have tested positive for COVID-19, according to officials.

  Allergy season has arrived. Know the symptoms and self-monitor

“I think it's only going to get worse,” said Dr. William Hark, MD, with Richmond Allergy & Asthma Specialists. “April is going to be a terrible month for allergies."

News to Know: As COVID-19 continues to spread, here’s everything you need to know

To make it easier to stay up to date, NBC12 put everything you need to know in one place.

Colonial Downs to conduct turf burn

Colonial Downs, in conjunction with the New Kent Fire Department and Virginia Department of Forestry, will conduct a controlled burn of the Secretariat Turf Course on March 30 at 4 p.m.

Netflix’s ‘Tiger King’ prompts Fla. sheriff to ask for new leads in cold case

The Netflix documentary series "Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness" has become the top show in the country on the streaming platform, and a Florida sheriff hopes to use the popularity to get new leads in a cold case.

Central Virginia health district reports death of resident due to COVID-19

The Piedmont Health District says a resident in the district has died due to COVID-19.

1 injured after cooking-related fire in Chesterfield

One person was injured after a cooking-related fire in Chesterfield.

Prince George Food Bank changes hours, seeking donations

The Prince George Food Bank has changed its hours and will be seeking donations of certain hours.

  Singer John Prine is in stable condition, his wife says

The singer-songwriter's family said Sunday that Prine was critically ill.

Kroger has 1,500 job openings

Kroger stores in Virginia, West Virginia, Tennessee, Kentucky and Ohio has more than 1,500 job openings.

WATCH: Italian twins strike a chord with Coldplay’s ‘Viva la Vida’ in a coronavirus world

Mirko and Valerio have racked up millions of views over the last couple of weeks after recording the song while in isolation during the pandemic.

Man arrested for assault of two Henrico women

A Henry County man faces charges in connection to an assault on two women at a townhome on Pale Moon Place

Diocese of Arlington to livestream holy week masses

The Cathedral of St. Thomas More in Arlington has been wired to increase its wifi capabilities.

Reservoir Distillery providing public with free hand sanitizer

The Greater Richmond Transit Company (GRTC) has supplied sanitizer from a Reservoir Distillery.

Gas prices in Virginia sharply drop

Drivers in Virginia will be seeing another week of gas prices sharply dropping.

Suspect arrested after police standoff at Chesterfield apartment complex

Officers serving a warrant has lead to a standoff with Chesterfield police.

  Macy’s to furlough majority of its 130,000 workers amid coronavirus outbreak

Macy’s says it will stop paying tens of thousands of employees who were thrown out of work when the chain closed its stores in response to collapsing sales during the pandemic.

Maryland governor issues ‘stay at home’ directive

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has issued a “stay-at-home” directive in response to the coronavirus.

University of Richmond donates safety gloves to local healthcare workers

The University of Richmond has donated thousands of safety gloves from science labs to local healthcare workers to assist with the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Police identify man shot, killed in Richmond Sunday

Richmond police have identified a man shot and killed Sunday afternoon.

Local businesses hosting donation bins for homeless

Local businesses in Richmond will be hosting donation bins for the homeless.

Venomous snake gets stuck in 3-month-old’s stroller in Goose Creek

A Goose Creek resident says a venomous snake got caught in the stroller as she was taking a walk with her 3-month-old daughter in the Brickhope Greens neighborhood.

Jackson gas station owner charges $1 per gallon, offers free sandwiches and water

A Jackson gas station owner is giving back to his community during the global pandemic.