Henry County Sheriff’s Office and jail to get federal COVID-19 money

Officers and inmates in Henry County will now have the proper equipment should they see positive COVID-19 cases. The federal government has agreed to give more than $10 million to Virginia’s Department of Criminal Justice services. According to state leaders, Henry County is on the list and is due to receive $48,233. The money will be used to buy personal protective equipment (PPE), pay officers for overtime and training, as well as address medical needs for inmates.