Judge Kimberley Slayton White, presiding Circuit Court judge for the 10th Judicial District, has been selected by the Virginia General Assembly to serve on the state Court of Appeals.

White will begin serving the Commonwealth in her new role on July 1, as one of 17 judges on Virginia’s second-highest court. She will fill the spot left open by Wesley G. Russell Jr., who was elevated to the state’s Supreme Court.

Miranda Baines is a staff writer for The Gazette-Virginian. Contact her at mbaines@gazettevirginian.com.

Miranda Baines is a staff writer for The Gazette-Virginian. Contact her at mbaines@gazettevirginian.com.