§ 46.2-818.2. (Effective January 1, 2021) Use of handheld personal communications devices in certain motor vehicles; exceptions; penalty.
A. It is unlawful for any person, while driving a moving motor vehicle on the highways in the Commonwealth, to hold a handheld personal communications device.
B. The provisions of this section shall not apply to:
emergency vehicle during official duties; parked or stopped vehicles; or while reporting an emergency
Hands Free Driving https://www.drivesmartva.org/current-projects/phone-down-its-the-law/