First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will update MSPs on schools as well as any further changes to lockdown.
Finance secretary Kate Forbes confirmed the details of the scheme during Wednesday's daily briefing.
It comes as a 'possible cluster' of Covid-19 cases is being investigated in the Greater Glasgow and Clyde area.
If candidate is proven effective, frontline health and social care workers could be vaccinated next summer.
UK Research and Innovation and the National Institute for Health Research have funded six new research projects.
The First Minister said failing to follow guidelines could lead to outbreaks of coronavirus.
The First Minister warned Scots planning holidays that they cannot assume measures will not change.
The airline's stance comes after the Foreign Office advised against all non-essential travel there.
Nurses and other NHS workers say being left out of a pay rise for doctors and dentists is a 'slap in the face'.
The Bank of Scotland's Business Barometer questions 1200 firms each month.
Health minister Lord Bethell said 'the greatest challenge' in the fight against Covid is changing people's behaviour.
Pet cat in England diagnosed with the virus after initial discovery from University of Glasgow researchers.
Hospital has seen 315 patients receive orthopaedic and plastic surgery outpatient consultations.
Christina McAnea has represented health and social care workers during the Covid-19 crisis.
Four new cases recorded in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of positive cases across the country to 18,551.
Scottish Government has reimposed restrictions, which have been in effect since midnight on Sunday.
Lib Dems health spokesman says action needed to help people with mental health problems during coronavirus pandemic.
Total number of cases now stands at 18,547 but zero Covid-19 deaths recorded for ninth consecutive day.
Chief secretary to the Treasury Steve Barclay turned down a request for borrowing powers for Scotland.
Air bridges for Scottish holidaymakers announced for Lativia and Estonia.