Virginia State Police

Three children missing from Roanoke County have been located.

Roanoke will close access to its greenways and Mill Mountain starting Friday morning.

Mayor Sherman Lea said too many people were gathering in those spaces last weekend.


Governor Ralph Northam ordered all Virginians to stay at home as COVID-19 cases passed the 1,000 mark Monday.

Virginia Department of Health

The Virginia Department of Health reported 604 positive cases of COVID-19 Friday, up from 460 the day before.

Cynthia Goldsmith / CDC via AP

The coronavirus crisis is not the first time Virginia has dealt with a major pandemic.