Wednesday, November 29, 2023

ICYMI: COVID-19 restrictions, name change, car crash and more

With dozens of headlines every day, it’s easy to miss some here and there. Get in on the conversation with this list of WYDaily’s most-read stories from the past week.

Route 199

Authorities are investigating a multi-vehicle crash on Tuesday off Humesline Parkway which left a York County woman dead. READ MORE.

York County woman dead following three-vehicle crash on Route 199, JCC PD says

New name

Thomas Nelson Community College may be getting a new name soon. The college’s board voted unanimously to recommend changing the name of the school at its Feb. 17 meeting. READ MORE. 

TNCC board recommends name change after unanimous vote

Less restrictions

As COVID-19 hospitalizations and infection rates continue to decline and vaccinations rise in Virginia, Governor Ralph Northam announced today certain outdoor sports and entertainment venues may begin to operate at increased capacity starting Monday, March 1. READ MORE.

Gov. eases COVID-19 restrictions as daily case numbers decrease, vaccine doses rise

Upcoming bills

Virginia lawmakers have been busy in Richmond as of late. Several bills of importance are headed to Gov. Ralph Northam’s desk within the next few weeks, and the changes they mean to implement are no light affair. READ MORE.

These bills are on their way to Northam’s desk, but how will they change life for Virginians?

COVID-19 roundup

Governor Ralph Northam set the tone of the week, announcing Wednesday he was amending Executive Order Seventy-Two to safely and gradually ease public health restrictions while mitigating the spread of the virus, allowing certain outdoor sports and entertainment venues to begin operating at increased capacity starting Monday, March 1. READ MORE. 

COVID-19 roundup: Here’s what you missed this week

Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsigliano is a multimedia reporter for WYDaily. She covers everything on the Peninsula from local government and law enforcement agencies to family-run businesses and weather updates. Before WYDaily, she covered Hampton and Newport News for WYDaily’s sister publication, HNNDaily before both publications merged in December 2018. Julia was born in Tokyo, Japan and moved to Long Island, New York in 2001. A true New Yorker, she loves pizza, bagels and good Chinese food. Send comments, tips and other tidbits to You can follow her on Twitter at @jmarsigliano

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