Do you make video posts w/o much text and no images? This plugin will help you keep your home page looking the way you want with featured images by importing image thumbs from embedded videos.
In my previous post I shared a youtube video from my Nexus 7. But then I remember I didn’t have the video thumb plugin turned on. So I installed it and then edited the post to pull in a thumbnail.
You can see that once it imports a thumbnail it will auto set it as the featured image.
Here is the plugin:
This plugin should work for most themes, but your results could vary.