Credit: Image: Jill Johnson/JPI reported, Brytni Sarpy has been cast on The Young and the Restless as Elena Dawson, a new character whose uncle lives in Genoa City. Sarpy last aired as General Hospital’s Valerie Spencer on February 14 when Kristina invited Valerie to the Dawn of Day’s Valentine’s Day gathering with her final appearance date set for March 14. It has not been revealed if the role of Valerie will be recast.