netcat doesn't support ssl.
ncat from nmap project does.
In linux, we can connect multiple commands with pipeline.
Is it possible to combine
openssl to create a
No doubt you can do it with stunnel, a generic program that makes TCP connections such that they're done with SSL.
It's generic, so it make POP go through SSL too, making Secure POP, or it could do HTTP.
Socat is netcat on steroids. If you can use socat, see Securing Traffic Between two Socat Instances Using SSL