For some, heart health has taken a back seat during this pandemic. Since it hit our area, patients have been hesitant to head to the hospital with heart and other health issues. WDBJ7 checked in with a Carilion cardiologist to see if doctors in Roanoke noticed any changes.
The Supreme Court of Virginia quashed Walmart’s effort to buy energy from companies other than state utilities Dominion and Appalachian Power Company Thursday when it upheld an earlier decision by the State Corporation Commission blocking such an attempt.
Dr. Sterling Ransone is a family physician in Deltaville and a current member of Virginia’s testing task force, a workgroup assembled in late April to boost the state’s once-sluggish COVID-19 test rates.
Virginia is refusing to release information on COVID-19 outbreaks at poultry processing plants on the grounds of privacy concerns, despite a June decision to provide such data for long-term care facilities.
On Wednesday Governor Northam held a ceremonial signing of a new law that will hopefully make the roads safer, one that makes it illegal to have any kind of communications device in your hand while you’re driving.
International students at the University of Virginia are on edge after a federal regulation forces them to make the tough decision to either leave the U.S. or transfer colleges if their school is fully online in the fall.
A group of Republican legislators in Virginia is calling on Governor Northam to prioritize in-school learning five days a week for all students. Legislators laid out policy and budget priorities meant to ensure schools can safely reopen.
District courts docketed more than 1,600 eviction lawsuits last week, with judges awarding $1.4 million in cash judgments to landlords, according to online docket information compiled by open government groups.
Dozens of new laws in Virginia went into effect last week, including some making changes to the way Virginians vote. There is now “no excuse” absentee voting and voters no longer need to show a photo ID in order to vote.
The Atlantic Coast Pipeline project has been cancelled. Environmental activists in central Virginia say they not only hoped this victory would come, they worked hard to make certain their voices were heard.
Dr. Peter Kasson of the UVA School of Medicine says individual actions like wearing a mask, working from home, and social distancing can keep people healthy, no matter what restrictions are put in place.
This year, the Democratic-led General Assembly passed legislation creating the Virginia Voluntary Do Not Sell Firearms List, making Virginia one of the first states to put Vars’s concept into practice.
A Virginia man accused of posting QR code stickers that direct people to a white supremacist blog has been arrested. Norfolk Police Department said in a Twitter post Friday they arrested 33-year-old Samuel Caskey.