Cubase/Nuendo have extensive control room capabilities. I highly recommend that you look into Greg Ondo from Steinberg and his tutorials on the subject.
Using the cubase control room will give you access to integrated monitoring and cue sends that you otherwise won’t have access to.
@Curehead wrote: 2) Where to go to include dynamics tap on input channels. Routing > Output 1-16, Aux Output, and Ultranet tabs are the tap points for outputs. Home> Sends tab control tap points for channels > busses