The percentage of Virginians who are fully vaccinated has risen, and more than 14 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered across the commonwealth, according to data from the Virginia Department of Health.
School districts across Virginia are adopting an inconsistent patchwork of responses to an executive order from Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin that aims to allow parents to opt-out of classroom mask mandates.
In direct opposition to the governor’s statewide mandate, the school board voted to uphold its masking policy, which requires students, staff and teachers to wear a mask while in school, regardless of vaccination status.
Shenandoah National Park is looking for stories from former visitors of their family members who stayed at the Lewis Mountain Campground during the era of Segregation. Lewis Mountain was the designated area of the park for African-Americans from 1939 until the park was integrated in 1950.
Over the weekend, Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin signed executive order two, which says parents of children in elementary and secondary school can elect for their child not to wear a mask, and they don’t have to provide a reason why.
A former state employee who was fired after finding misconduct during an investigation of the Virginia Parole Board has filed a federal lawsuit against her former employer and two top officials of outgoing Gov. Ralph Northam’s administration.
Emergency officials say the best game plan is to stay indoors and off the roads - but there are steps you can take ahead of time to make sure you're prepared for any impacts this storm could have on your home.
Gov.-elect Glenn Youngkin has named two women with track records of opposing “critical race theory” — a once obscure collegiate field that’s become a conservative catch-all term for racial equity and diversity initiatives in public schools — to top posts at the Virginia Department of Education.