Gov. Ralph Northam Thursday announced amendments to Senate Bill 1716 and House Bill 2718, legislation that would provide $151 million in dedicated funding for the Interstate 81 Corridor Improvement Plan.

The Shenandoah County Fire Marshal’s Office continues to investigate a recent Toms Brook fire that has been ruled an arson.

Virginia conducted its annual statewide tornado drill at 9:45 a.m. Tuesday, but a software glitch stopped the test alert from being broadcast on NOAA radios and some broadcast television stations.

The investigation into the arson fire at a Tom’s Brook home continues, and investigators are asking for help.

Tuesday’s fire in Tom’s Brook has been ruled an arson, and a reward of up to $5,000 is being offered for information leading to a conviction.

Sen. Mark Obenshain, R-Harrisonburg, along with Sen. Bill Carrico R-Grayson, introduced a bill Wednesday that spelled out funding options for a massive Interstate 81 corridor improvements project.