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3 +/- inches long with blue tail.
Home's bricks and sidewalk
Suspect this is a either the Common Five-Lined Skink or the slightly larger Southeastern Five-Lined Skink. Adults of both species are twice the length of this one. ...Virginia Herpetology's website says: "All lizards native to Virginia in the genus Plestiodon have bright blue tails as juveniles/subadults. Virginia is home to 9 native lizard species and two introduced species, the Mediterranean Gecko and the Italian Wall Lizard."