Incoming vice president and president Kamala Harris and Joe Biden. (Source: Biden Inaugural Committee)
Incoming vice president and president Kamala Harris and Joe Biden. (Source: Biden Inaugural Committee)

Headlines:

Lancaster mayor reflects on 2020, looks forward in State of the City address: Mayor Danene Sorace gave a "modestly update assessment" of 2020 in the city, focusing on growth areas such as Covid-19 mitigation and social justice efforts. (Source: LNP)

All Pa. counties showing substantial Covid-19 spread, drop in positive test rate for the 6th week: All 67 of Pa.'s counties continue to show a substantial spread of the coronavirus, but the rate of positive tests is declining, said Gov. Tom Wolf’s office on Tuesday. That rate fell to 12.7% for the week of Jan. 8-14, down from 14.4% the previous week. (Source: Penn Live)

Security around Pa. Capitol increased for presidential inauguration: After warnings from the FBI, National Guard members and orange barricades have been posted around the building since the weekend. (Source: WGAL) In Lancaster city, there are no threats expected ahead of today's inauguration. (Source: ABC 27)

WellSpan Health launches online registration for Covid-19 vaccinations: The York County-based medical center has created an online path for people over 65 or those over 16 with chronic conditions to schedule an appointment for vaccination at over 20 locations, including several  in Lancaster County. (Source: Penn Live)

National roundup: Watch live as Biden, Harris are sworn into office. (Source: UPI) Trump leaves Washington, D.C., ahead of Biden's inauguration. (Source: Reuters)  Steve Bannon among more than 140 last-minute Trump pardons, sentence commutations. (Source: AP) Biden expected to issue immediate executive orders on Covid-19, climate change, DACA, more. (Source: UPI)

Olivia Smucker