When in a certain radius (shown by a circle around it when placing it), the Spotlight will follow the player closest to it with a light source. If there are multiple Spotlights however, they will prioritize having different targets from each other.
Winona's Spotlight, alongside her other gadgets and the Engineering Tab, was introduced in her Character Update as part of the character overhaul for Don't Starve Together.
A Spotlight that is not powered by a Generator.
A burned Spotlight.
Winona's Spotlight featured in a promotional animation for her Character Update.
Winona's Spotlight as seen in a drawing from Art Stream # 59.
Earlier concepts for Winona's Spotlight from Rhymes With Play #228.
Concept art for Winona's Spotlight from Rhymes With Play #228.
Concept art for Winona's Spotlight and Catapult from Rhymes With Play #228.