Yes, this sounds like a good choice, because the other two choices aren't very good. In reality, Nature actually does this!
If an element's atom is a few electrons short of \(8\) electrons in its outermost orbit, it tries to use electrons from another atom so that the atom now has \(8\) electrons in its outermost orbit.
Look at Atom A and Atom B in the figure. Atom A has \(7\) electrons in its outermost orbit, and B has \(8\) electrons. Is B a good atom for A to take an electron from?