RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Gov. Glenn Youngkin made the official order to lower the United States flags and the state of Virginia flags to half-staff.

The order was made on the evening of Thursday, Sept. 8, and is in honor and memory of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

The flags were ordered to be lowered immediately on Thursday, Sept. 8, and remain at half-staff until sunset on the day of interment. U.S. and Virginia flags in local, state and federal buildings, and on the grounds, shall be adjusted in accordance with the order.