Nick Gilmore

The two candidates met virtually Thursday – discussing everything from COVID-19 to economic development.


COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations have remained high in the Roanoke region.  New River Valley cases have largely remained lower, though Radford has seen a bump.

An FBI agent testified during a court hearing in Michigan that members of anti-government paramilitary groups discussed kidnapping Virginia’s governor during a June meeting in Ohio.


Since early on in the pandemic, the Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association has been tracking several COVID-related metrics. That includes hospitalization data, and information from the second quarter of 2020 is in.

State health officials continue to roll out more tools to help in the ongoing fight against COVID-19. And they hope the newest one will help school divisions across Virginia.