WVC 37 - 6 - 1
§37-6-1. Rights of parties on transfer of land or reversion.
An heir, devisee, grantee or assignee of any land let to
lease, or of the reversion thereof, and his heirs, personal
representative or assigns, shall enjoy against the lessee, his
personal representative, devisees or assigns, the like advantage
by action or entry upon any condition or forfeiture, or by action
upon any covenant or promise in the lease, which the grantor,
assignor, or lessor might have enjoyed.