Yes we understand your position well, it has been highlighted enough times.Again I hope my guess this was Virgin using the COVID uncertain mess to drag all Elite year levels to a common date as 100s of million of USA Airlines and Hotel pan members have been used to for 40 years.
East to understand, and easy to follow
EARN all of 2022 to December 31, and that status good for a grace 2 or 3 month period into next year. Simple.
Earn 1005 SC before December 31 and you are Plat to March 2024.