Email from a corp VZW rep says...
The first Software Update for the BlackBerry Storm launches Friday, December 5th. The new software version is v188.8.131.52 (Platform 184.108.40.206). This release provides several enhancements to Storm customers:
pretty much the same feature/fix list that was already posted.
By 12pm today, RIM's webupdate page should be updated, and OTA update should start working for some.
The BlackBerryÂ® Software Updates
site should have it for download by 6pm