Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin unveiled his COVID action plan Thursday in Roanoke. Youngkin visited Carilion Clinic and a new Virginia Department of Health testing site at Valley View Mall. And he said Virginia is redoubling efforts to prevent the spread of COVID, and treat those who contract the virus.
You’ve probably heard the saying “Hope is not a strategy,” but leaders of the Harvest Foundation might disagree. Wednesday morning, they released a new strategic plan they say is centered on building hope in the community.
Montgomery County Sheriff Hank Partin has been appointed to the Virginia Parole Board by Governor Glenn Youngkin. In a phone interview Tuesday afternoon, Partin said he expects to fill a part-time position on the parole board and continue to serve the citizens of Montgomery County as Sheriff.
The city manager said employees from various departments have been working 12 hour shifts since Friday, pretreating and then clearing 1100 lane miles in the city. And he said the city exceeded its goal of clearing 90% of major streets within 24 hours of the snow ending.