Here are some of the share-worthy stories from Virginia and DC Patches to talk about tonight:
The Virginia Department of Health sent a letter to health care providers informing them that the department is preparing for the potential release of a vaccine for COVID-19 as early as Nov. 1. The letter represents a "call to action" to health care providers to prepare to provide a vaccine but does not mean that a vaccine will be available in November, the department said.
The Fairfax County School Board is set to decide whether to change the name of Mosby Woods Elementary School. A public hearing is scheduled for Wednesday, and a vote on changing the name will happen on Thursday.
Condé Nast Traveler has released its 2020 Readers' Choice Awards, and Alexandria has once again made the cut for the best small cities list.
As Fairfax County Public School is set to bring back select groups of students for in-person learning, the union representing nonadministrative staff is asking for a delay.
Metro Transit Police are asking the public's help in identifying and locating a man who they say attempted to rape a passenger on the Silver Line Tuesday morning in Virginia, according to a police release.
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This article originally appeared on the Greater Alexandria Patch