Here are the share-worthy stories from Washington, D.C., and northern Virginia Patches to talk about tonight:
Virginia State Police arrested a Herndon woman who led troopers on a multi-county pursuit, after she fled a traffic stop for reckless driving on I-81 in Frederick County, according to a police release.
The Virginia Department of Health reported 776 additional coronavirus cases and eight new deaths on Wednesday. One of the new deaths was reported in a Northern Virginia locality. As of Wednesday, statewide cumulative numbers are up to 102,521 cases, 8,532 hospitalizations, and 2,352 deaths.
An Air Force helicopter was flying over Middleburg Monday when it was hit by a bullet from the ground, forcing the helicopter to make an emergency landing at the Manassas Regional Airport. Federal agents were called to the scene to investigate, the Associated Press reported Wednesday.
Before slow-moving thunderstorms arrive in Northern Virginia on Wednesday, the National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for the region.
A new report revealed a major disparity in the dental health of low-income adults in Northern Virginia compared with their wealthier neighbors. The report from the Northern Virginia Health Foundation urges policymakers and community leaders to take action to prioritize increasing access to dental care for all residents.