AMHERST COUNTY (WDBJ7) -- The severe weather that swept across the region Sunday night left a trail of destruction in Amherst County.
According to Amherst County Public Safety, over 20 homes off Elon Road were damaged or destroyed. We’re told 6 people were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
A shelter has been set up at Monelison Middle School for those that need it.
Crews are using Elon Elementary as a staging area.
Schools in Amherst County are closed Monday.
Stay with WDBJ7 for updates.