Debug STM32 - watch variables

I’m curious if PlatformIO supports debugging options that are provided by GDB, for example watch a variable/memory address. I’ve tried to add a variable to watch list but the IDE doesn’t stop at the moment when the variable gets changed, it only displays the variable value while stepping through breakpoints in code.
Here is the article about GDB that I would reference regarding it’s features: Faster Debugging with Watchpoints | Interrupt