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Thousands without power as winter weather hits Southwest, Central Virginia

AEP outages as of 5 p.m.
AEP outages as of 5 p.m. (WEP)

Thousands are without power as Southwest and Central Virginia are experiencing wintry weather.

Below are the worst outage areas among the 2,724 Appalachian Power customers in Virginia without power:

County/CityCustomer Outages
Pulaski County1,347
Montgomery County500
Wythe County162
Roanoke County148
Giles County144
Pittsylvania County94
Carroll County28
Smyth County20
Franklin County41
Grayson CountyFewer than 5
Appalachian Power on power outages
Appalachian Power on power outages

Here’s a breakdown of the Dominion Energy customers in our region without power:

  • Charlotte County: 38

Danville officials say that 1,200 customers on Memorial Drive, Lanier Avenue, Park Avenue, Bishop Road and across the river on Piedmont Drive are without power.

Here’s a breakdown of the Mecklenburg Electric customers in our region without power:

  • Halifax County: 591
  • Pittsylvania County: 352

Here’s a breakdown of the BARC Electric Cooperative customers in our region without power:

  • Highland County: 109

Here’s a breakdown of the Southside Electric Cooperative customers in our region without power:

  • Charlotte County: 3,088
  • Campbell County: 673
  • Pittsylvania County: 203
  • Appomattox County: 242
  • Bedford County: 71

About the Authors:

Samantha Smith joined WSLS 10’s award-winning digital team as a digital content producer in July 2018.

Jazmine Otey joined the 10 News team in February 2021.