Here are some of the share-worthy stories from Virginia and DC Patches to talk about tonight:
The City of Fairfax and the Lamb Center, a daytime drop-in homeless shelter, are celebrating two years of the City Jobs Program. The program, run by the Lamb Center in partnership with the city's parks and recreation department, puts the daytime shelter's guests to work and has been transformative to improve the workers' lives. Some participants have gone on to find full-time employment.
Voting early was the overwhelming choice among Virginia residents, with the in-person absentee option the most popular method for voting in this year's election, according to a survey of Patch readers.
A District man was sentenced in federal court Tuesday to 36 months of incarceration for fraudulently selling personal protective equipment (PPE) and filing a fraudulent tax refund request and class action settlement claims, according to a U.S. Justice Department release.
Drivers along about a mile of Route 1 now have six travel lanes in Woodbridge from Marys Way to Annapolis Way, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation.
The seven-day average of daily cases continues to rise in Virginia as 1,521 new cases were reported on Thursday.
Downtown Fredericksburg kicks off the holiday season with "Holidays in the 'Burg" Saturday and Sunday, a time when windows are decorated, holiday music is playing and the streets are filled with holiday cheer.