230llohancourtroom110211_01_X17.jpgFinally some positive news for Lindsay Lohan -- she's ahead of schedule to complete her court-ordered community service!

The Mean Girls star has reportedly been putting in her time at the LA County coroner's office on the DL, working as many as 12 days a month as a janitor at the county morgue.

The troubled starlet is scheduled to appear before Judge Stephanie Sautner Dec. 14 for a probation update, which will definitely have a better outcome than her last hearing, which resulted in a 30 day jail sentence.

Meanwhile, Linds is set to appear on the cover of Playboy's January issue this month, which was leaked online ahead of next weeks big reveal on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Dec. 15.

Lohan will stop by Ellen December 15 to show off her sexy spread, which Dina Lohan describes as tastefully done.