Here are the share-worthy stories from Washington, D.C., and northern Virginia Patches to talk about tonight:
Rep. John Lewis will lie in state Monday and Tuesday at U.S. Capitol Building in order to allow for a public viewing of the civil rights icon who died on July 17.
The Virginia High School League voted 34-1 Monday morning during a video conference to adopt the third model for reopening sports and activities for the upcoming school year. The approved model calls for delaying all sports seasons, including football, and creating a condensed schedule, which would tentatively start Dec. 14 for winter sports and end on June 26 with spring sports.
D.C. Department of Health on Monday released its first list of states deemed to be at high risk for transmitting the new coronavirus. People traveling from these 27 states to D.C. will be required to self-quarantine for 14 days when they arrive.
On Monday, the Virginia Department of Health reported 1,505 new coronavirus cases, the second highest daily number the state has seen since the pandemic begin. There were just two new deaths reported statewide, including two in Fairfax County.
The Washington Nationals kicked off Major League Baseball's 60-game experiment this weekend and the players failed in their first test. Players hugged each other after a home run, were seen spitting while at bat and neglected to practice social distancing in the dugout.
Sean Perryman, president of the Fairfax County NAACP, is considering a bid for the Lt. Governor of Virginia in 2021. He announced Monday in a release the formation of an "exploratory committee."
Under the Shutdown DC banner, demonstrators gathered near Alexandria Sunday morning for a march against federal government intervention in protests following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. This weekend federal agents reportedly used tear gas and flash bangs in Portland, Oregon, as people protested around the city's courthouse.