Tonight on Newswatch: updates on the Omicron COVID-19 variant. What it means for those here in New York State and around the globe. Plus, Cornell law professor scouted by Biden administration for cabinet position. Where they might be asked to fill in and the latest details on that. And, Newswatch reporter Paige Morrissey gives us an inside look into how an organization is vying to tackle affordable housing in the area. All that and more tonight on Newswatch.