Gov. Youngkin extends flag order in honor of students killed at UVA

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Published: Nov. 14, 2022 at 9:05 PM EST
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RICHMOND, Va. (WDBJ) - UPDATE: Governor Youngkin has extended this flag order to last through Thursday, November 17.

ORIGINAL STORY: Governor Glenn Youngkin has issued a flag order for Tuesday, November 15 in honor of the lives lost within the UVA community.

According to the Office of the Governor, all flags are to be “flown at half-staff over the state Capitol and all local, state and federal buildings and grounds in the Commonwealth of Virginia in respect and memory of the victims of the University of Virginia shooting, their families, and the Charlottesville community.”

This is to go into effect at sunrise and remain until sunset Tuesday.