Bedford County Schools are on a permiter lockdown, a precautionary measure suggested by law enforcement.
Roanoke County Schools have released a statement saying their buildings are locked and students will remain indoors today.
Route 122 in Franklin County at Bridgewater Plaza is closed due to police activities. A detour has been established for smaller vehicles but not for large trucks. Non-truck traffic can follow the detour signs onto Hardy Road, Turner Branch Road, Goodview Road, Horseshoe Bend Road and Diamond Hill Road. The detour is expected to remain in place for several hours. Commercial vehicles are being turned around on Route 122.