Here are some of the share-worthy stories from Virginia and DC Patches to talk about tonight:
A man was sentenced in Alexandria City Circuit Court to 65 years in prison for two sexual assaults of lifeguards in Alexandria and Fairfax County.
In southwest Virginia and the Alleghenies, trees at high elevations are starting to display blazing reds, vibrant oranges and sunny yellows this week. Viewing Mother Nature can be a safe way to get out of the house during the coronavirus pandemic, especially since many annual fall festivals have been canceled.
From the Virginia Mercury: Legislation banning police from initiating searches based on the smell of marijuana and making traffic stops for an array of minor infractions is heading to Gov. Ralph Northam's desk after clearing the General Assembly on Friday.
Regal Cinemas will temporarily close its 543 theaters in the United States Thursday due to continued revenue losses from the coronavirus pandemic. That includes the locations in Northern Virginia.
The seven-day positive rate for the coronavirus in Virginia remains below 5 percent, a trend that Gov. Ralph Northam said Monday is "really good." Statewide, the positive average is at 4.8 percent, and 2,139,991 PCR tests have been completed as of Monday, up 12,587 tests from Sunday.