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Virginia is very strict about the deductions an employer can make from an employee's check. Unless the employee expressly consents to a deduction in their wages for this sort of "damage" is what it would really be, the employer is not allowed to deduct from the employee's check.
The employer can issue a bill and make the bill payable, with termination being the result if it does not get paid in some fashion. The employer can then offer a regular deduction from pay, with the employee giving written consent.
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