|Virginia House of Delegates District 12|
|Profession||jail diversion coordinator|
Yost earned his B.S. and M.A. in criminal justice from Radford University. His professional experience includes working as a jail diversion coordinator at Mental Health Association of the New River Valley.
|Virginia House of Delegates, District 12 General Election, 2011|
- Balanced Budget
Excerpt: "As your Delegate, I pledge to take a stand with fiscal responsibility and I will work hard to see that wasteful and frivolous government spending is taken out of the budget. I will also advocate for responsible long-term planning in the form of the building up the rainy day fund to help prevent future budget crises."
- Behavioral Health
Excerpt: "As Delegate, I will work hard to increase the continuity of care within Virginia and strengthen our community-based mental health system."
Excerpt: "As your Delegate, I will work hard to see that unnecessary taxes are lowered or removed all together and intrusive big government is put back in its place to provide an environment for increased job creation."
- Liberty & Freedom
Excerpt: "In an era where government intrusion and regulations are increasing exponentially, nothing is more important than maintaining our personal freedom and liberty. As your Delegate, I will work to ensure that the freedom of the residents of the 12th, the Commonwealth and the Nation are maintained as our Founders envisioned."
- Veterans Issues
Excerpt: "As your Delegate, I will work to see that the Virginia Wounded Warrior Program increases its capacity and services offered through its program. These men and women gave their all for us, we should be able to give something back them."
- The People
Excerpt: "I believe that the residents of the 12th District deserve a real voice in Richmond and someone who understands their values. As your Delegate, I will work my hardest to see that the people of the 12th have a voice comparable to those in Northern Virginia and the Tidewater area. The Commonwealth doesn't end at Roanoke!"
Yost has a wife, Lisa.