United Way of Southwest Virginia asks Youngkin to tap disaster relief fund.
Rep. Morgan Griffith blasts federal agency as “out of touch.”
Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative funds would benefit Southwest and Southside Virginia.
Spurred by August storm in Hurley, legislation would create state flood relief fund .
FEMA had earlier turned down assistance for the Buchanan County community.
Almost three months after a storm brought devastating flooding and mudslides to the Buchanan County community of Hurley, residents and volunteers continue their slow recovery – and wait for help from FEMA that might never come.