Health secretary Jeane Freeman said using five independent hospitals would create additional capacity.
Private hire driver Richard Halliday is disappointed by restrictions placed on a new £1500 grant.
She took the vaccination process in her stride, saying it was “normal, just another vaccine”.
The Federation of Small Businesses said the changes are 'shutting the door' on independent firms during their busiest time of year.
More than 1000 people are currently receiving treatment in hospital for Covid-19.
The strategic framework - similar to England's three-tiered system - will be published on Friday.
No further people have died from Covid-19 in the past 24 hours, the Scottish Government confirmed on Sunday.
According to management information reported by NHS boards, 191 people are in hospital with confirmed or suspected Covid-19.
The money will allow organisations to take on more staff and operate centres and helplines over longer hours.
From Monday, pupils over the age of 12 are expected to wear coverings in areas where distancing is not possible.
National Records of Scotland figures show a tenth weekly reduction in Covid deaths in a row.
Nicola Sturgeon 'emphatically' rejects message of activists calling on English visitors to stay home.
The veteran defender is among a host of first-team and youth players released by the Dingwall club.
Woodmill High School in Dunfermline was closed after it was gutted by a major blaze.
STV News spoke to four young people about their worries over money and their career plans.
Stephen Robinson has been forced to tell players they won't get new contracts over Zoom.