The value the abstraction from hardware that VM’s provide continue to provide value it K8s environments.
The case for Kubernetes on virtual machines as opposed to bare metal.
Check out this article. It has a nice walkthrough of the process.
As you might know, I use a test/demo environment from my employer. In this environment, I can demo the VMware SDDC products for customers or colleagues. Since the start of the environment approx. four years ago, I had a demo around NSX for vSphere, but as you know, the product has been announced to go end of support in 2022 and there will be no more development on it.